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On the other hand, every white man who played vigilante in Charlottesville this weekend went home unharmed to his family, having successfully overawed the police—and having sent a chilling message of warning to lawful protesters.
Spanish news outlet Sport has reported that the Barcelona superstar has made his return to Catalunya in the best possible way, with the La Liga giants left overawed by his physical and metabolic condition.
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