Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with violating FA rule E3 for an incident that occurred after Manchester United FC’s Premier League game against Everton FC on Saturday 9 April 2022. It is alleged that the attacker’s behavior after the final whistle inappropriate and/or violent,” a statement from the FA reads.
“We take note of the FA’s announcement regarding Cristiano Ronaldo,” added United. “We will support the player in his response to the charges.”
The incident five months ago was posted in the social medical field and Merseyside police confirmed that Ronaldo was subject to pending interview in relation to an allegation of assault and criminal damage.
Ronaldo voluntarily attended a police interview and apologized on social media for his “outburst”, inviting the concerned young fan to watch a game at Old Trafford. The case was considered closed by police, but the FA also launched an investigation.
“It’s never easy to deal with emotions in difficult moments like the ones we face,” he posted to his 482 million followers on the social media platform. “Nevertheless, we must always be respectful and patient and set the example for all young people who love the beautiful game.
“I would like to apologize for my outburst and, if possible, would like to invite this supporter to watch a game at Old Trafford as a sign of fair play and sportsmanship.”