Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged by The Soccer Affiliation (FA) over an incident involving an Everton fan following Manchester United’s loss at Goodison Park final season.
A video emerged on social media of United ahead Ronaldo showing to smash a supporter’s cellphone as he left the sphere after Everton’s 1-0 Premier League win in April.
The Portugal captain was questioned by Merseyside Police in relation to an alleged assault and prison injury and obtained a warning final month.
The FA confirmed on Friday it has now charged the 37-year-old for breaching Rule E3, which pertains to “improper and/or violent conduct”.
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Ronaldo issued an apology on Instagram on the time, stating: “It’s by no means straightforward to cope with feelings in tough moments such because the one we face.
“Nonetheless, we at all times need to be respectful, affected person and set the instance for all the kids who love the attractive sport.
“I want to apologise for my outburst and, if attainable, I want to invite this supporter to look at a sport at Outdated Trafford as an indication of fair-play and sportsmanship.”
Ronaldo has endured a disappointing time of issues on the sphere for United this season, having began simply one in all their opening six Premier League matches.
He’s presently away on worldwide obligation with Portugal, who face the Czech Republic on Friday forward of internet hosting Spain subsequent week of their Nations League double-header.