Cristiano Ronaldo FA charge: The Football Association (FA) charged Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday. England’s highest football body accused…
Cristiano Ronaldo FA Allegation: The Football Association (FA) has targeted Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday. England’s highest football body charged Ronaldo after he appeared to smash the phone of an Everton fan back in April 2022. This incident happened at Goodison Park after the Toffees’ 1-0 win over Manchester United. The FA have charged United’s No.7 with a breach of FA Rule E3. Follow InsideSport.IN for LIVE updates on Premier League 2022-2023 season
Cristiano Ronaldo FA charge: Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo charged by FA with inappropriate behavior 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 youngster’s phone out of his hand as he limped off towards the tunnel after United’s 1-0 loss to Everton. It has been alleged that the Portuguese’s behavior after the final whistle was inappropriate and violent.
“Regulation and Disciplinary Update: Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with breaching FA Rule E3 for an incident which took place after Manchester United FC’s Premier League match against Everton FC on Saturday 9 April 2022. It is alleged that the striker’s behavior after the final whistle was inappropriate and/or violent,” an FA statement read.
— FA Spokesperson (@FAspokesperson) 23 September 2022
Ronaldo could be suspended from future Premier League matches if found 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 said: “We note the FA’s announcement in relation to Cristiano Ronaldo. We will support the player in response to the charge.”
Cristiano Ronaldo FA charge: Manchester United striker warned by Merseyside police
This charge by the FA comes after the iconic striker was cautioned by 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 charge relates to an incident following the Everton v Manchester United football match at Goodison Park on Saturday 9 April. The matter has been treated as a conditional caution. The matter is now closed,” the statement added.
In an earlier display of “fair-play and sportsmanship”, Ronaldo had expressed regret over the incident. And even encouraged the fans to come to Old Trafford. However, the boy’s mother rejected the offer.