Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of “inappropriate and/or violent” behavior after a video clip surfaced showing him knocking a fan’s mobile phone to the ground.
The incident occurred after Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park on April 9, which was the Portuguese international Warned by Merseyside Police.
Now the Football Association decided to investigate the incident.
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“The attacker’s behavior after the final whistle was allegedly inappropriate and/or violent.”
After the incident as Ronaldo was making his way towards the tunnel, the 37-year-old issued an apology on social media for his “revolution” and called on the fan to watch a game at Old Trafford “as a sign of fair play and sportsmanship”.
The Portuguese forward said on his Instagram account after the match: “It is never easy to deal with emotions in difficult moments like the ones we face.
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“However, we always have to be respectful, patient and set an example for all the young people who love this beautiful game.
“I would like to apologize for my outrage and, if possible, would like to invite this fan to watch a game at Old Trafford as a sign of fair play and sportsmanship.”Read:Evenepoel says imminent Vuelta a España victory means ‘big career decisions’ ahead
Sarah Kelly claims that Ronaldo “molested” her 14-year-old son Jake – who has autism.
Which refused his offerhe told Sky News: “I have nothing to say [him]. “
Responding to the FA’s accusation against Ronaldo, who has only started under Eric ten Hag in the Premier League this season, United said in a statement: “We will support the player.”