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Real Madrid reportedly suing Catalan TV station over video comparing players to hyenas

Brooks Peck
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Catalan station TV3 produced a video comparing Real Madrid players' rough treatment of Barcelona's delicate angels to that of hyenas in the wild and now Los Blancos are upset. According to AS, Real Madrid will take legal action against TV3 over the video, which finishes with the climactic reveal of Pepe in a Hannibal Lecter mask.

During a Friday press conference, Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric was asked about the video, because every day needs a controversy. Said Modric (via RealMadrid.com):

"I do not know what their intentions were. I've seen it on TV and do not know what to say because I have played in Croatia and England and I have never seen anything like it. That has nothing to do with journalism and a lot less to do with football. Making videos like that and talking badly about Real Madrid’s players is not right, is not acceptable and is a bad example for youngsters. I have not spoken about it in the dressing room. Maybe some did, but I have not spoken about it, but I’ve never seen anything like it".

Surely there is now someone pulling an all-nighter in an editing room at a Madrid TV station adding fart noises to clips of Barca players.

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