By Efosa Taiwo
Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a two-match ban and a fine of £50,000 by the English Football Association for improper behavior towards a fan.
The Portuguese was charged with violent misconduct after he smashed a fan’s phone in a match against Everton in April.
The ban means that Ronaldo would be suspended for two games if he joins another EPL club with Chelsea and Newcastle strongly linked with a move for the 37-year-old.
An FA statement said: “Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for two matches, fined £50,000 and warned as to his future conduct for a breach of FA Rule E3. The forward admitted that his conduct after the final whistle of the Premier League game between Manchester United FC and Everton FC on Saturday 9 April 2022 was improper.
“An independent Regulatory Commission found that his conduct was both improper and violent during a subsequent hearing, and imposed these sanctions.”
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Source: Vanguard Newspaper