Real Madrid forward Ronaldo gets punished after referee push.
During their last match against Barcelona in the 1st leg of Spanish Super Cup, Ronaldo got two yellow cards in the space of two minutes.
First one for taking off his shirt during his goal celebration.
While the second one comes a minutes later after the referee caught the football star for diving in the penalty area.
Based on football rules, Ronaldo will be banned for only one game.
But, Ronaldo was caught pushing the referee after showing disbelief at the official decision to send him off.
After the authorities reviewed the incident, they decided to hand the Real Madrid forward an extra 4 games which means Ronaldo will miss Madrid’s next 5 games against:
- Barcelona (H) – 16th August
- Deportivo La Coruna (A) – 20th August
- Valencia (H) – 27th August
- Levante (H) – 9th September
- Real Sociedad – 17th September
Although he will miss the Spanish Super Cup second leg against Messi and Barcelona, his availability may not cost Madrid at all.
Ronaldo came on as a substitute on the 1st leg and scored a stunner and runs out 3-1 winner at the Nou Camp.
His goal was just exceptional that he has to teased Messi with the same celebration when the Argentinian scored a last minute winner at the Santiago Bernabéu last season.
But we all know to never write off Barcelona especially when they have the little Messiah in their team.
A day after Barcelona humiliating loss, Messi took to instagram to show his displease about the results by quoting “It’s a “f***ed up day but it’s still early” indicating that the tie it’s still not over.
In two days times, we will know if Ronaldo’s decision in pushing the referee will cost Madrid their Spanish Super Cup but as it stands, Barcelona performance in the 1st leg is less than convincing without Neymar.
Will Real Madrid miss Ronaldo and will Messi destroys Real Madrid again?
Too bad we won’t get to see another Ronaldo VS Messi match up but we will sure see more of them when both players clash in the Spanish league El-Clasico fixture.