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Former EPL Referee Reveals How Ronaldo Fooled Him To Win A Penalty

Former EPL Referee Reveals How Ronaldo Fooled Him To Win A Penalty

By SL International - May 13, 2018 10:03 AM

A former English Premier League referee has opened up about the time former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo conned him to win a penalty.

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Ronaldo was branded a diver in his early years at the Red Devils and former referee Mark Clattenburg fell that trick once.

Clattenberg revealed he was conned by Ronaldo during United's tip to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007.

Ronaldo managed to skip past Lee Young-Pyo before going down in the box, and Clattenburg later revealed he was conned by the Portuguese winger.

"I've been conned many times but the most memorable was Cristiano Ronaldo against Spurs at White Hart Lane," Clattenburg told the Times.
 
"I knew at half-time that I had made a mistake because I got dog's abuse when I came out for the second half.
 
"The fans had reviewed it and they were screaming. I was furious when I watched it back. He was that good at it. He went into the penalty area and dropped."
 
 


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barca-baccaneers Joined: 08 Apr 2018
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barca-baccaneers May 16, 2018 04:55 PM
thats why we call him penaldo he will do anything score a penalty
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alizebucs1986 May 13, 2018 06:57 PM
This sums up that u were useless as a Referee
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Faysal May 13, 2018 01:54 PM
In egland supporters used to call penaldo a cheater And he is still doing it
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mosmthimu82@gmail.com May 13, 2018 01:13 PM
Ronaldo is a cheater
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So-Mathabo-KBY May 13, 2018 12:52 PM
He was good at it or he is good at it? he still dives and he'll dive again in Kiev
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SiyaVToni May 13, 2018 12:12 PM
Lol these things happen bro
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lucky555 Joined: 12 Jun 2015
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lucky555 May 13, 2018 11:54 AM
He still do it hence they say his strong sometimes he just fell by himself
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jerrysithole7 May 13, 2018 11:44 AM
So he's a fool to be fooled that simple
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vijjox May 13, 2018 10:27 AM
Rotten stuff
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Tom Po KeCanon Joined: 16 Apr 2017
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Tom Po KeCanon May 13, 2018 10:23 AM
Free KickFC is actually advised by the refs, 'you can't win a game if you don't dive', you make my assignment tough, dive malumes must lead by example
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musah005 May 13, 2018 10:08 AM
sorry boetie but its part of the game

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