Register Login Scores

Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Ronaldo Faces UCL Ban For 'Cojones' Celebration

Following his UEFA Champions League heroics, Cristiano Ronaldo faces the risk of suspension for his "cojones" celebration that appeared to be a dig at Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner displayed his big-match temperament on Tuesday night, scoring a sensational hat-trick to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of the last-16 clash to book the Serie A giants' spot in the quarter-finals of the competition.
After netting the 52nd hat-trick of his career, Ronaldo, who is the UCL's all-time top goalscorer with 124 strikes, mirrored Simeone's first-leg 'cojones' celebration.
While Simeone has since insisted he had no problem with the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star's celebration, the same cannot be said of European football's governing body.
According to Calciomercato, Ronaldo could now face the wrath of UEFA for his actions, which was done right in front of Atletico fans at the Allianz Stadium.
Simeone was slapped with a €20 000 (R327 000) fine for his "cojones" celebration in the first leg but managed to avoid being handed a touchline ban.
While it's likely Ronaldo will be handed the same punishment as the Argentine coach, should UEFA deem the 34-year-old's celebration to be inflammatory to Rojiblancos supporters, Juventus could face the risk of having to do duty without their star man for either one or both of their quarter-final clashes.
Juventus are patiently awaiting the ruling from the governing body ahead of the draw for the Champions League quarter-finals, which takes place on Friday.
Do you think Ronaldo should be handed a suspension for his "cojones" celebration against Atletico? Have your say in the comments section below.



8 Stars Who Could Leave Barca


Top 5

One Of Chiefs’ Eight Most Valuable Superstars To Depart

16 Apr 01, 2020 03:10 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Mourinho Names Best XI He's Coached, No Space For Benni

30 Mar 30, 2020 07:32 PM in English Premier League

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

9 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

How Ex-Chiefs Striker Is Keeping In South America

17 Mar 31, 2020 08:06 AM in Players Abroad

Check Out How Khune Went From Nissan To AMG

8 Mar 30, 2020 11:51 AM in Stars & Their Cars

A Closer Look At Mahlangu’s Embalenhle Palace

8 Apr 01, 2020 11:15 AM in Ballers Cribs & Travels

10 Images Of Ronaldinho's Extravagant Car Collection Over The Years

6 Mar 30, 2020 06:00 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Mourinho Names Best XI He's Coached, No Space For Benni

30 Mar 30, 2020 07:32 PM in English Premier League

Lorch’s Coolest Looks Alongside His R1.1 Million Ride

4 Mar 31, 2020 12:14 PM in Show Me The Money

Kapinga To Downs – A Good Thing For His Career

8 Mar 30, 2020 12:05 PM in Siyagobhoza

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

Big Escape…PSL Star Off The Hook?

6 Mar 30, 2020 08:36 PM in PSL

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Major Concern As Some Will Be Too Old

3 Mar 30, 2020 02:04 PM in PSL