Fiat workers strike over Ronaldo signing

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Colombia midfielder Juan Cuadrado says he is happy to give up his Juventus No 7 shirt to the Italian champions' new signing and five-time Ballon d'Or victor Cristiano Ronaldo.

A small union has called a strike at Fiat Chrysler's Melfi plant in Italy after its main investor, the Agnelli family, chose to pay 100 million euros to land Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.

A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles union in the south of the country has called for a strike to protest against the purchase of the superstar soccer player by Juventus, which like the carmaker is owned by the Agnelli family.

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The USB union believes the decision is causing Fiat to miss out on investment, which the transfer money could have been used for.

"Cristiano Ronaldo has chosen Juventus and that is something special for Italian football", said Ferrera, who made 358 appearances for Juventus before managing the club between 2009-2010.

It said the firm needed to guarantee the future of thousands of people, "rather than enriching only one".

"The property should invest in auto models that guarantee the future of thousands of people rather than enriching only one", the union said in a public statement.

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It's calling for a strike at the Melfi plant in southern Italy between 10 p.m. on July 15 and 6 p.m. on July 17. Because Juventus and Fiat Chrysler are partly controlled by the same owners, the announcement has triggered a union strike at Fiat Chrysler's Melfi plant in Italy.

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