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Cristiano Ronaldo

Stadiums on red alert as football resumes after Paris terror

Fear and trepidation, rather than excitement and thrills, may grip fans when Europe's domestic soccer leagues resume this weekend in the wake of deadly terror attacks in Paris.

Real Madrid against Barcelona would normally be hailed as a tantalizing encounter featuring the world's best attacking talent; while in Turin, Juventus vs. AC Milan is usually a much-talked about clash between Italy's two most storied sides.

Instead, these matches crystalize fears surrounding the weekend's games, with security around stadiums at a maximum in exceptionally somber circumstances.

"You have a bit more of a question of security because it looks like it's not the end of it, in...