Christiano Ronaldo is in front of disciplinary action after his “cojones” celebration in Juventus’ good win of 3-0 alongside Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. To enjoy more exciting matches, grab your Champions League Tickets.
After his hat-trick, Ronaldo appeared to mimic Atletico manager Diego Simeone, who celebrated a goal by grabbing his crotch in the first leg of the tie.
Christiano Ronaldo has been fined €20.000 by UEFA for his “cojones” celebration during Juventus’ last-16 Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid.
Ronaldo’s case will be grasped with by its Control, Disciplinary Body at its previous meeting on March 21.
UEFA’s disciplinary panel found Ronaldo guilty of the improper conduct, but he avoids a ban for his side’s Champions League quarterfinal against Ajax next month.
Fine to Ronaldo was the same amount forced on Simeone for his “obscene” celebration during Atleti’s 2-0 victory in Madrid. The legendary player is paying for his mistake which he conducts during the match in excitement.
Ronaldo’s celebration came after he had scored a late penalty to secure his hat-trick and Juventus’ passage through to the quarterfinals on summative.
The Portugal captain will face Ukraine and Serbia in the forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers after getting his first international conscription since the 2018 World Cup.
The forward was facing an indecent conduct charge under Art.11 (2) (b) and Art.11 (2) (d) of the UEFA disciplinary regulations.
“The CEBD has decided to fine the Juventus player Christiano Ronaldo €20,000 for improper conduct.”
Ronaldo now will be clear to play in the next month’s quarter-final tie against Dutch club Ajax.
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