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Catalonia TV ad’s Juventus support stirs Spain anger

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Madrid (AFP) – A public TV channel in Spain’s Catalonia region, where a separatist movement is raging, has drawn criticism for broadcasting an ad supporting Juventus, the Italian team facing Real Madrid in Saturday’s Champions League final.

The television spot announcing the final in Cardiff opens on footage of the white-clad players of Real Madrid - arch-rivals of Barcelona in Catalonia - lifting the trophy of a previous edition.