Cristiano Ronaldo, who left Premier League aspect Manchester United by mutual settlement on Tuesday, has been suspended for 2 matches by an impartial regulatory panel for smashing a teenage fan’s telephone after a defeat at Everton final season.
Video footage appeared to point out Ronaldo angrily slapping the telephone out of the boy’s hand as he walked down the tunnel after United’s 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park in April. The boy’s mom mentioned he had been left with a bruised hand and his telephone display screen had been smashed. Ronaldo was cautioned by the police in August and charged with improper conduct by England’s Soccer Affiliation (FA) in September.
Ronaldo, who had apologized on social media, was warned about his future conduct and in addition fined 50,000 kilos ($59,875).
“The ahead admitted that his conduct after the ultimate whistle of the Premier League recreation between United and Everton was improper,” the FA mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday.
“An impartial Regulatory Fee discovered that his conduct was each improper and violent throughout a subsequent listening to, and imposed these sanctions.”
The ban means Ronaldo will miss two video games if he joins one other Premier League membership. The Portugal captain is in Qatar for the World Cup the place his aspect begins its marketing campaign in opposition to Ghana on Thursday. Ronaldo’s exit from United adopted an explosive interview with Discuss TV wherein he mentioned he didn’t respect supervisor Erik ten Hag and felt betrayed by the membership.