Celebrity News: The Madrid striker will not be able to dispute the next clash with Barcelona and will be out of the first four league matches
The Competition Committee finally applied Article 96 of the regulations of the Spanish Federation (RFEF), to sanction Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, after having pushed referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea.
In the first game of the Supercopa of Spain, the player was admonished to take the shirt to celebrate a goal and later, after a struggle with Samuel Umtiti, saw the second yellow card. Upon being expelled, he was unloaded with the Collegiate.
Cristiano was punished with the minimum penalty proposed in Article 96. He will be suspended for five parties: one for expulsion and four for violence against the judge. In addition, both the player and the club must pay the $ 950 and $ 410, respectively, for breaching various articles of the Disciplinary Code of the RFEF.
The paragraph establishes that “to be produced with slight violence towards the referees, to grab, to push or to shake with attitudes that, only for being slightly violent, do not accredit an aggressive spirit on the part of the agent, will be sanctioned with suspension of four to 12 parties”
In addition to being absent in the return match of the Spanish Super Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the first four league games, against Deportivo, Valencia, Levante and Real Sociedad. Anyway, the club will try to appeal for the second yellow that received his player. The directors of the white institution will have time to do so within ten business days.
Known the sanction, that in the club did not wait until the morning of Wednesday, the Madrid will exhaust all possible routes, although they recognize that they do it without almost hopes of being able to get any change. They will request the precaution for the sanctioning party for the expulsion that deprives Cristiano of disputing of the return of the Supercopa and will resort to the Committee of Apelación the four parties of suspension that the player will have to fulfill in Liga by the push to the referee.
Madrid considers disproportionate the punishment for an action in which they allege that there is no show of contempt or aggressiveness on the part of Cristiano towards the collegiate, something, for example, they do believe that it is appreciated in the moment in which Luis Suárez faced Abruptly with him. The Single Judge chose to make use of Article 96 and applied exactly the same penalty as the ex-Los Angeles Marko Livaja last season or Simeone in the year 2014, the most recent similar records.