Police to quiz Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo over ‘alleged assault’

Police question Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo over alleged assault

Merseyside police are investigating an incident involving Cristiano Ronaldo after Manchester United’s match with Everton ended at Goodison Park on Saturday, April 9, according to reports.

According to the Telegraph, Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a police investigation over an “alleged assault” as he was leaving the pitch after Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat to Everton.

It is noteworthy that Merseyside police confirmed that they were in contact with the two clubs after a video emerged of him hitting the phone from the hand of a young fan.

Merseyside Police, in a statement issued by Telegraph Sport, confirmed the assault allegation:

A spokesman for Manchester United Football Club and Everton said after reports of an alleged attack in the Everton-Manchester United match.

“As the players were leaving the pitch at 2:30pm, it was reported that a boy had been assaulted by a visiting team member as they were leaving the pitch. Investigations are ongoing and officers are currently working with Everton Football Club to review CCTV footage and are carrying out an extensive investigation with Witnesses to determine whether there has been a crime.”

Elsewhere, Ronaldo took to social media on Saturday night to apologize for what he described as “outrage”.


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Manchester United’s top four hopes are in smoke

Saturday’s 1-0 loss at Everton effectively ended United’s already small hopes of winning the Champions League this season.

The Red Devils now 7y In the Premier League, six points from 4yTottenham’s place with only seven matches left.

Meanwhile, Everton are four points clear of the relegation zone, although Burnley have a game in hand over the Toffees.

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