Cristiano Ronaldo fined $22,600 by UEFA for goal celebration gesture


Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined $22,600 by UEFA for his goal celebration gesture in Juventus Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid. Ronaldo who scored a hat-trick in the game rushed to the stands and pointed at his cojones in imitation of how Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone celebrated against them in the first leg at Madrid.

The game saw Juventus qualify for the UEFA Champions League round of eight and will be facing Ajax.

According to the control, ethics and disciplinary body of the European football organisation which ruled on Thursday, Ronaldo was guilty of improper conduct.

Diego Simeone was also fined €20,000 for his own goal celebration gesture.