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  • Cristiano Ronaldo has failed in his bid to overturn his five-match ban for pushing a referee during Real Madrid's Supercopa de Espana first-leg win over Barcelona.The Portugal forward, who had scored in the 3-1 victory, reacted badly after being shown a second yellow for diving by match official Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea, shoving the Spaniard in the back.A Spanish football federation (RFEF) committee has now dismissed an appeal, meaning Ronaldo will miss Wednesday evening's Supercopa return leg against Barca and upcoming LaLiga games against Deportivo La Coruna, Valenica, Levante and Real Sociedad. Ronaldo was found guilty of 'Violation of article 96 of the Disciplinary Code', which relates to using "mild force" against the officials, including grabbing, pushing or shaking. He has also been fined 3,805 euros (£3,459), with Real fined 1,750 euros (£1,590). Real boss Zinedine Zidane believes the ban is disproportionate, telling the club's official webs..

    Cristiano Ronaldo fails with appeal against five-match ban for pushing referee

    Cristiano Ronaldo has failed in his bid to overturn his five-match ban for pushing a referee during Real Madrid's Supercopa de Espana first-leg win over Barcelona.The Portugal forward, who had scored in the 3-1 victory, reacted badly after being shown a second yellow for diving by match official Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea, shoving the Spaniard in the back.A Spanish football federation (RFEF) committee has now dismissed an appeal, meaning Ronaldo will miss Wednesday evening's Supercopa return leg against Barca and upcoming LaLiga games against Deportivo La Coruna, Valenica, Levante and Real Sociedad. Ronaldo was found guilty of 'Violation of article 96 of the Disciplinary Code', which relates to using "mild force" against the officials, including grabbing, pushing or shaking. He has also been fined 3,805 euros (£3,459), with Real fined 1,750 euros (£1,590). Real boss Zinedine Zidane believes the ban is disproportionate, telling the club's official webs..
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  • Real Madrid will wait until the Spanish Football Federation's disciplinary committee meeting on Wednesday before deciding their next move over Cristiano Ronaldo's five-match ban.The Portuguese was handed the suspension by the RFEF after pushing referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea, who had just sent him off during Real's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Supercopa de Espana final first leg at the Nou Camp on Sunday.Ronaldo had scored Real's second goal but was shown a first yellow card for removing his shirt during the celebrations and picked up a second caution for diving after going down in the Barca area under pressure from defender Samuel Umtiti.Speaking ahead of Wednesday's second leg, Real manager Zinedine Zidane said of Ronaldo's punishment: " I hope that when they meet, they look at it thoroughly. "I'm upset that he's been suspended for five games after what happened. I don't know what's going to happen. I'm telling you ho..

    Zidane upset over Ronaldo’s five-match ban as Real Madrid consider next move

    Real Madrid will wait until the Spanish Football Federation's disciplinary committee meeting on Wednesday before deciding their next move over Cristiano Ronaldo's five-match ban.The Portuguese was handed the suspension by the RFEF after pushing referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea, who had just sent him off during Real's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Supercopa de Espana final first leg at the Nou Camp on Sunday.Ronaldo had scored Real's second goal but was shown a first yellow card for removing his shirt during the celebrations and picked up a second caution for diving after going down in the Barca area under pressure from defender Samuel Umtiti.Speaking ahead of Wednesday's second leg, Real manager Zinedine Zidane said of Ronaldo's punishment: " I hope that when they meet, they look at it thoroughly. "I'm upset that he's been suspended for five games after what happened. I don't know what's going to happen. I'm telling you ho..
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a five-game ban after shoving referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea. Ronaldo had just been dismissed during the Supercopa de Espana final first leg when he laid hands on the official. Here, Press Association Sport looks at six notable red cards from the Portugal international's career. January 14, 2006, v Manchester City After seeing a first career dismissal overturned in 2004, there was no getting away next time he saw red for Manchester United, during a bad-tempered derby defeat. Having just been on the wrong end of a rough challenge from Stephen Jordan, he launched into an ugly, studs-up lunge at Andy Cole. Sir Alex Ferguson described it as "more rash than vicious" but Steve Bennett's decision was sound.August 15, 2007 v Portsmouth Bennett and Ronaldo crossed paths again at Fratton Park and it led to another early bath for the United winger. "He was provoked and he fell for it," reported an unhappy Ferguson, but Ronaldo's appare..

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s red mist

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a five-game ban after shoving referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea. Ronaldo had just been dismissed during the Supercopa de Espana final first leg when he laid hands on the official. Here, Press Association Sport looks at six notable red cards from the Portugal international's career. January 14, 2006, v Manchester City After seeing a first career dismissal overturned in 2004, there was no getting away next time he saw red for Manchester United, during a bad-tempered derby defeat. Having just been on the wrong end of a rough challenge from Stephen Jordan, he launched into an ugly, studs-up lunge at Andy Cole. Sir Alex Ferguson described it as "more rash than vicious" but Steve Bennett's decision was sound.August 15, 2007 v Portsmouth Bennett and Ronaldo crossed paths again at Fratton Park and it led to another early bath for the United winger. "He was provoked and he fell for it," reported an unhappy Ferguson, but Ronaldo's appare..
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  • Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will serve a five-game suspension after pushing the referee following his dismissal during Sunday's Supercopa de Espana first leg against Barcelona.Ronaldo, having already been cautioned for taking his shirt off after scoring in the 3-1 win at the Nou Camp, was shown a second yellow card in the 82nd minute for diving after going down under pressure from Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti.The Portugal international responded to his dismissal by shoving referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back before making his way off the pitch. The Spanish football federation (RFEF) has now handed the 32-year-old a five- ban - one for the double booking and another four for pushing the official. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Cristiano Ronaldo banned for five matches after his Supercopa shove on referee

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will serve a five-game suspension after pushing the referee following his dismissal during Sunday's Supercopa de Espana first leg against Barcelona.Ronaldo, having already been cautioned for taking his shirt off after scoring in the 3-1 win at the Nou Camp, was shown a second yellow card in the 82nd minute for diving after going down under pressure from Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti.The Portugal international responded to his dismissal by shoving referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back before making his way off the pitch. The Spanish football federation (RFEF) has now handed the 32-year-old a five- ban - one for the double booking and another four for pushing the official. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Sergio Ramos criticised referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea for sending off Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid secured a 3-1 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana at the Nou Camp.Substitute Ronaldo restored Real's lead with a brilliant effort from range 10 minutes from time, but was sent off two minutes later after picking up a second yellow card for diving after going down under pressure from Samuel Umtiti. To compound matters, the Portugal forward - linked with a move away from the Bernabeu this summer - then pushed De Burgos Bengoetxea after being shown a red card. Gerard Pique's own goal had put Real ahead after a low-key first half, but in a frantic finish Lionel Messi equalised from the spot before Ronaldo struck, with Marco Asensio grabbing a last-minute third for the 10 men.Real skipper Ramos said of the second booking, in quotes reported by Marca: "I was far away, but I think it was a piece of play in which (Ronaldo) lost his balance, rat..

    Ramos criticises Ronaldo sending off as Real Madrid beat Barcelona in Supercopa

    Sergio Ramos criticised referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea for sending off Cristiano Ronaldo as Real Madrid secured a 3-1 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana at the Nou Camp.Substitute Ronaldo restored Real's lead with a brilliant effort from range 10 minutes from time, but was sent off two minutes later after picking up a second yellow card for diving after going down under pressure from Samuel Umtiti. To compound matters, the Portugal forward - linked with a move away from the Bernabeu this summer - then pushed De Burgos Bengoetxea after being shown a red card. Gerard Pique's own goal had put Real ahead after a low-key first half, but in a frantic finish Lionel Messi equalised from the spot before Ronaldo struck, with Marco Asensio grabbing a last-minute third for the 10 men.Real skipper Ramos said of the second booking, in quotes reported by Marca: "I was far away, but I think it was a piece of play in which (Ronaldo) lost his balance, rat..
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  • Crisitano Ronaldo went from hero to villain in the space of two minutes as Real Madrid won the first El Clasico of the season with a 3-1 victory over Barcelona at the Nou Camp.Left out of the starting line-up for this first leg of the Supercopa de Espana, Ronaldo's brilliant effort from range had restored Real's lead with 10 minutes remaining, but he was sent off shortly afterwards having picked up two yellow cards in quick succession.To compound matters, the Portugal forward - linked with a move away from the Bernabeu this summer - then pushed referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being shown a red card.Gerard Pique's own goal had put Real ahead after a low-key first half, but in a frantic finish Lionel Messi equalised from the spot before Ronaldo struck, with Marco Asensio grabbing a last-minute third for the 10 men. Mateo Kovacic could have given Real the lead in the first minute after Marc-Andre ter Stegen's poor clearance gifted a chance to the visitor..

    Cristiano Ronaldo goes from hero to zero despite Real victory in Supercopa clash

    Crisitano Ronaldo went from hero to villain in the space of two minutes as Real Madrid won the first El Clasico of the season with a 3-1 victory over Barcelona at the Nou Camp.Left out of the starting line-up for this first leg of the Supercopa de Espana, Ronaldo's brilliant effort from range had restored Real's lead with 10 minutes remaining, but he was sent off shortly afterwards having picked up two yellow cards in quick succession.To compound matters, the Portugal forward - linked with a move away from the Bernabeu this summer - then pushed referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being shown a red card.Gerard Pique's own goal had put Real ahead after a low-key first half, but in a frantic finish Lionel Messi equalised from the spot before Ronaldo struck, with Marco Asensio grabbing a last-minute third for the 10 men. Mateo Kovacic could have given Real the lead in the first minute after Marc-Andre ter Stegen's poor clearance gifted a chance to the visitor..
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted he would like to return to England after revealing his frustration over an investigation into his tax returns.The 32-year-old Real Madrid striker, who played for Manchester United between 2003 and 2009, has denied charges of evading tax and hiding details of his income from the Spanish tax authorities.Prosecutors allege Ronaldo evaded 14.7million euros (£13.1million) in tax.The Portuguese claims that, contrary to the argument of the Public Prosecutor, the transfer of his image rights to a company he owned took place in 2004 and not in 2010 just after he joined Real.Since 2015 the player said his image rights had been granted to an independent third party, registered in Spain, that pays tax for him.The Public Prosecutor's charge is limited exclusively to tax on the amounts earned by the player in 2014 for granting his image rights for the years from 2011 to 2020.Ronaldo, who earlier this week appeared at magistrates court in a Madrid suburb to an..

    Ronaldo wants to return to England – reports

    Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted he would like to return to England after revealing his frustration over an investigation into his tax returns.The 32-year-old Real Madrid striker, who played for Manchester United between 2003 and 2009, has denied charges of evading tax and hiding details of his income from the Spanish tax authorities.Prosecutors allege Ronaldo evaded 14.7million euros (£13.1million) in tax.The Portuguese claims that, contrary to the argument of the Public Prosecutor, the transfer of his image rights to a company he owned took place in 2004 and not in 2010 just after he joined Real.Since 2015 the player said his image rights had been granted to an independent third party, registered in Spain, that pays tax for him.The Public Prosecutor's charge is limited exclusively to tax on the amounts earned by the player in 2014 for granting his image rights for the years from 2011 to 2020.Ronaldo, who earlier this week appeared at magistrates court in a Madrid suburb to an..
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in Real Madrid's squad for the UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United.The 32-year-old forward was given an extended break following his part in Portugal's Confederations Cup campaign, before appearing at a Spanish court to answer charges relating to his tax returns.Ronaldo has denied he evaded tax or hid details of his income from the authorities - charges that led the world's best player to seriously consider a move away from the Bernabeu earlier in the summer.However, the Portuguese appears set to stay put and, despite only just returning to training, has been included in the 24-man squad taking on former club United in Macedonia.Real Madrid face Jose Mourinho's Europa League winners in the UEFA Super Cup in Skopje on Tuesday evening. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Cristiano Ronaldo included in Real Madrid squad to face Manchester United

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in Real Madrid's squad for the UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United.The 32-year-old forward was given an extended break following his part in Portugal's Confederations Cup campaign, before appearing at a Spanish court to answer charges relating to his tax returns.Ronaldo has denied he evaded tax or hid details of his income from the authorities - charges that led the world's best player to seriously consider a move away from the Bernabeu earlier in the summer.However, the Portuguese appears set to stay put and, despite only just returning to training, has been included in the 24-man squad taking on former club United in Macedonia.Real Madrid face Jose Mourinho's Europa League winners in the UEFA Super Cup in Skopje on Tuesday evening. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Despite a win over the MLS All-Star team in penalty kicks, Los Blancos missed their superstar Wednesday night and throughout the whole summer

    Ronaldo’s absence shows as Real Madrid go home from frustrating pre-season

    Despite a win over the MLS All-Star team in penalty kicks, Los Blancos missed their superstar Wednesday night and throughout the whole summer
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  • The Portugal international's legal problems have cast a shadow over pre-season at the Santiago Bernabeu, but his coach believes normality will resume Cristiano Ronaldo will be back with Real Madrid on Saturday and Zinedine Zidane hopes that will bring a close to questions over the Portugal sta..

    Zidane hoping for swift end to Ronaldo tax fraud saga

    The Portugal international's legal problems have cast a shadow over pre-season at the Santiago Bernabeu, but his coach believes normality will resume Cristiano Ronaldo will be back with Real Madrid on Saturday and Zinedine Zidane hopes that will bring a close to questions over the Portugal sta..
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