Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with “improper and/or violent” conduct after video emerged showing to point out him knocking a fan’s cell phone to the bottom.
The incident occurred after Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park on 9 April, for which the Portuguese worldwide was cautioned by Merseyside Police.
Now the Soccer Affiliation has determined to probe the incident.
A spokesperson stated on Twitter: “Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3…
“It’s alleged that the ahead’s conduct after the ultimate whistle was improper and/or violent.”
After the incident, which occurred when Ronaldo was making his means in the direction of the tunnel, the 37-year-old issued a social-media apology for his “outburst” and invited the supporter to look at a sport at Previous Trafford “as an indication of honest play and sportsmanship”.
Taking to his Instagram account after the match, the Portuguese ahead stated: “It is by no means straightforward to cope with feelings in troublesome moments such because the one we face.
“However, we all the time should be respectful, affected person and set the instance for all the kids who love the attractive sport.
“I want to apologise for my outburst and, if doable, I want to invite this supporter to look at a sport at Previous Trafford as an indication of fair-play and sportsmanship.”
Sarah Kelly claimed it was her 14-year-old son Jake – who has autism – who Ronaldo “assaulted”.
And he or she declined his supply, telling Sky Information: “I’ve acquired nothing to say to [him].”
In response to the FA cost towards Ronaldo, who has began simply as soon as below Erik Ten Hag within the Premier League this season, United stated in an announcement: “We can be supporting the participant.”