Ronaldo accused of violent behavior by the FA for his bloodshed last season at Everton

football – The Portuguese had a gesture of humor with a young supporter after a defeat for his team

Cristiano Ronaldo was formally charged by the FA on Friday with « violent or inappropriate » behavior for punching a fan’s hand after a game at Everton last season, dropping his phone.

« It appears that the striker’s conduct after the final whistle was inappropriate and/or violent, » the FA wrote in a statement. In the worst-case scenario, the 37-year-old Manchester United player could be suspended for one or more Premier League games.

A simple call to order from the police

On April 9, when the Red Devils had just lost 1-0 at Everton, a video was widely released showing the Portuguese tapping the hand of a teenager as he returned to the locker room, knocking his telephone. The player had apologized the same evening on his Instagram account. The police in the Liverpool region, who had opened an investigation for « assault », contented themselves in mid-August with sending a simple call to order to the player.

Manchester United « took note » of the FA’s decision, adding: « We will support our player in his response to this accusation. « Ronaldo is currently in selection with Portugal, with which he must face(…) Read more at 20minutes

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