MANCHESTER (UK): Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with “inappropriate and/or violent” conduct by the English Football Association Friday for an incident dating back five months.
Footage showed Ronaldo appearing to drop a fan’s mobile phone to the ground after United’s 1-0 loss at Everton on April 9, for which the Portuguese was warned by Merseyside Police.
“Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of violating AF Rule E3 for an incident occurring after FC Manchester Unitedit is premier league match against Everton on Saturday April 9, 2022,” an FA spokesperson said.
“It is alleged that the striker’s conduct after the final whistle was inappropriate and/or violent.”
After the incident, which happened as Ronaldo headed down the tunnel, the 37-year-old apologized on social media for his ‘outburst’ and invited the fan to watch a game at Old Trafford.” as a sign of justice”. the game and sportsmanship”.
If found guilty of the charge, Ronaldo could face a ban from future Premier League games.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has only started in the league once this season under Erik ten Hag after failing to make a move away from Old Trafford during the transfer window.
In a statement, United said: “We take note of the FA’s announcement regarding Cristiano Ronaldo.
“We will support the player in response to the accusation.”



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