Iranian state media broadcasts report on Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘support for Palestine’
26 June 2022 | 2:55 pm
This news report published on June 15th by IRIB, a state-run TV news channel from Iran, is a compilation of at least seven false claims, in a total of two minutes, alleging Cristiano Ronaldo's support for Palestine and 'hatred' towards Israel. We debunk some of the most outrageous claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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