• 19/04/2024 22:06

Ronaldo suspended for obscene gesture towards fans in Saudi Arabia

ByИван Дунаев

Feb 29, 2024

 Ronaldo was disqualified for an obscene gesture towards fans in Saudi Arabia

The Portuguese will miss one match and must pay a fine.

Disciplinary Committee of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF ) suspended Al-Nasr forward Cristiano Ronaldo for one match for an obscene gesture after the match of the 21st round of the local championship with Al-Shabab.

This is reported by the Associated Press.

After the final whistle, the 39-year-old Portuguese reached for his genitals, demonstrating an indecent gesture to the opponent's fans.

Thus, Ronaldo responded to the Al-Shabab fans “, who in the stands began to provoke him, chanting the name of Cristiano's eternal competitor – Argentine forward Lionel Messi.

In addition, the star football player was fined 20 thousand Saudi reals ($5333).

This season, Ronaldo has made 28 appearances for Al-Nasr in all competitions, in which he scored 28 goals and made 10 assists.

Al-Nasr are currently second in the Saudi Arabian Championship, 7 points behind leader Al-Hilal.

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