Footballer apologized for having abruptly taken the cell phone from the fan’s hand and for having thrown it violently to the ground.
British police are investigating an incident that took place on Saturday, in which Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly threw a young fan’s cell phone to the ground after Manchester United’s defeat at Everton.
“As the players were leaving the field of play, it was reported that a boy was approached by a player from the visiting team. An investigation is ongoing, we have already requested the video footage from Everton and we will speak with witnesses to establish if there has been an offense “, revealed the Merseyside Police today.
Cristiano Ronaldo apologized, still on Saturday, for having abruptly taken his cell phone from the fan’s hand and for having thrown it violently to the ground, after the defeat (1-0) in Manchester United’s visit to Everton. with emotions in difficult times like the ones we are going through. However, we must always be respectful, patient and set an example for all young people who love football”, reads the message that the striker posted on a social network.
The episode happened on the way to the access tunnel to the Goodison Park spas. With the defeat, United are in seventh place in the English League, with the same 51 points as sixth, West Ham.
In addition to apologizing for the ‘explosion’, Ronaldo invited the young Everton fan to watch a game at Old Trafford as a “sign of sportsmanship”.
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