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 arms of Jake Harding, 14, after Manchester United misplaced to Everton final season
- The ahead has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 regarding improper and/or violent conduct
- The FA cost follows an investigation by Merseyside Police which resulted in Ronaldo being cautioned
Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with improper conduct by the FA after he slapped a cell phone out of the hand of a teenage fan after Manchester United’s defeat to Everton in April.
Ronaldo has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 regarding improper and/or violent conduct following the incident.
A press release from United learn: ‘We be aware the FA announcement in relation to Cristiano Ronaldo. We will probably be supporting the participant in his response to the cost.’
Cristiano Ronaldo was filmed slapping a cellphone 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 harm.
Jake Harding, 14, tried to movie Ronaldo on his cellphone as he limped off the pitch at Goodison Park following United’s 1-0 defeat.
The Portugal star angrily slapped the cellphone out of the boy’s grasp, leaving him with a bruised hand in line with his mom Sarah Kelly.
Ronaldo apologised on social media and invited the boy to look at a recreation at Outdated Trafford as his visitor. He wrote: ‘It is by no means straightforward to take care of feelings in troublesome moments such because the one we face.
‘Nonetheless, we at all times should be respectful, affected person and set the instance for all the children who love the gorgeous recreation.
‘I wish to apologize for my outburst and, if potential, I wish to invite this supporter to look at a recreation at Outdated Trafford as an indication of fair-play and sportsmanship.’
Nonetheless, 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 mentioned. ‘The best way 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 all the things 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.’