Cristiano Ronaldo charged with improper conduct by the FA for slapping telephone away from teenage fan
Cristiano Ronaldo is charged with improper conduct by the FA for slapping cell phone out of teenage fan’s hand after Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat at Everton in April
- Cristiano Ronaldo angrily slapped a cell phone out of the fingers of Jake Harding, 14, after Manchester United misplaced to Everton final season
- The ahead has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 referring to improper and/or violent conduct
- The FA cost follows an investigation by Merseyside Police which resulted in Ronaldo being cautioned
Ronaldo has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 referring to improper and/or violent conduct following the incident.
An announcement from United learn: ‘We be aware the FA announcement in relation to Cristiano Ronaldo. We shall be supporting the participant in his response to the cost.’
Cristiano Ronaldo was filmed slapping a telephone out of a teenage fan’s hand at Everton in April
Sarah Kelly says that her son Jake Harding, 14, was left with a bruised hand after the incident
The FA cost follows an investigation by Merseyside Police which resulted in Ronaldo being cautioned final month after he was interviewed over allegations of assault and felony injury.
Jake Harding, 14, tried to movie Ronaldo on his telephone as he limped off the pitch at Goodison Park following United’s 1-0 defeat.
The Portugal star angrily slapped the telephone out of the boy’s grasp, leaving him with a bruised hand in accordance with his mom Sarah Kelly.
Ronaldo apologised on social media and invited the boy to observe a sport at Previous Trafford as his visitor. He wrote: ‘It is by no means straightforward to cope with feelings in troublesome moments such because the one we face.
‘Nonetheless, we at all times must be respectful, affected person and set the instance for all the kids who love the gorgeous sport.
‘I want to apologize for my outburst and, if potential, I want to invite this supporter to observe a sport at Previous Trafford as an indication of fair-play and sportsmanship.’
Nevertheless, the boy rejected Ronaldo’s invitation and his mom additionally criticised United’s response to the incident.
Ronaldo, 37, has now been charged with improper conduct by the Soccer Affiliation
‘United have dealt with it terribly and it is simply made issues even worse to be trustworthy,’ she stated. ‘The way in which I see it’s, if somebody assaulted him on the street after which requested us to go round for dinner, we would not.
‘Simply because he is Cristiano Ronaldo, why would we do it? It is like we owe him a favour, however I am sorry, we do not.
‘They are not my phrases, they’re my son’s phrases. On the finish of the day, that is what it is about. It is affected him greater than it is affected me, so I’ve put the whole lot to him to make his personal thoughts up on. He does not wish to go to United, he does not wish to go to see Ronaldo.’