Cristiano Ronaldo FA Charge: The Football Association (FA) has charged Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday. England’s apex footballing body charged…
Cristiano Ronaldo FA Charge: The Football Association (FA) has charged Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday. England’s apex footballing body charged Ronaldo after he appeared to smash the phone of a Everton fan back in April 2022. This incident happened at Goodison Park after Toffees’ 1-0 win over Manchester United. The FA has charged United’s No. 7 with a breach of FA Rule E3. Follow InsideSport.IN for LIVE updates about Premier League 2022-2023 season
Cristiano Ronaldo FA Charge: Manchester United Striker Cristiano Ronaldo charged by FA with improper conduct in Last season’s Everton clash – Check Out
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Last season a video clip went viral on the internet of Ronaldo appearing to knock the young boy’s phone out of his hand as he limped off towards the tunnel following United’s 1-0 loss to Everton. It has been alleged that the conduct of the Portuguese after the final whistle was improper and violent.
“Regulation and Discipline update: Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 for an incident that took place after Manchester United FC’s Premier League match against Everton FC on Saturday 9 April 2022. It is alleged that the forward’s conduct after the final whistle was improper and/or violent,” an FA statement read.
— FA Spokesperson (@FAspokesperson) September 23, 2022
Ronaldo could be suspended from forthcoming Premier League games if proven guilty of the charge. Only once this season has the five-time Ballon d’Or winner started a league game for Erik ten Hag.
In a statement, United has said: “We note the FA announcement in relation to Cristiano Ronaldo. We will be supporting the player in response to the charge.”
Cristiano Ronaldo FA Charge: Manchester United Striker cautioned by Merseyside police
This charge by FA has come after the iconic forward was cautioned by the Merseyside police in August.
“We can confirm that a 37-year-old man voluntarily attended and was interviewed under caution in relation to an allegation of assault and criminal damage,” Merseyside Police said in a statement as quoted by Sky Sports.
“The allegation relates to an incident following the Everton v Manchester United football match at Goodison Park on Saturday, April 9. The matter has been dealt with by way of a conditional caution. The matter has now concluded,” the statement added.
In a prior display of “fair-play and sportsmanship,” Ronaldo had expressed regret for the incident. And even extended an invitation for the fan to come to Old Trafford. The boy’s mother, however, rejected the offer.