Christiano Ronaldo, Juventus forward has been fined by European Football Governing Body (UEFA) 20,000 Euro for celebration mocking Atlectico Madrid Manger, Diego Simeone.
Juventus defeated Atlectico Madrid by three goals scored by the Portuguese Striker after losing first leg by two goals to nothing.
Ronaldo celebrated his goal in a way that attracted UEFA sanction.
The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB), UEFA’s disciplinary arm, made its decision known on the soccer body’s website on Thursday afternoon, and it found the five-time Balloon d’Or winner guilty of breaking the law as stated in Art. 11 (2) (b) and 11 (2) (d) of the UEFA disciplinary regulations.
The improper conduct charge, therefore, attracted the €20,000 fine imposed on the former Real Madrid player.
Ronaldo will, therefore, be available for selection for Juventus in their Quarter final tie against Ajax Amsterdam next month.
Dubbed Mr. Champions League, Ronaldo, has won the UCL five times, four with Real Madrid, and is aiming to help Juventus break its finals losing streak in the competition.