Cristiano Ronaldo Red Card: Juventus Star Reportedly To Serve This Ban

Emre Can

Emre Can

Another such shocking incident happened yesterday as Cristiano Ronaldo was shown his 1st red card in his 154th appearance in the Champions League.

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Interestingly, the Portuguese was flashed a red card after he appeared to have pulled Valencia defender Jeison Murillo by the hair during Wednesday night's clash.

A ten-men Juventus, however, defeated their Spanish opponents as Miralem Pjanic succesfully converted two spot kicks, eventually leading the Bianconeri to a 2-0 victory.

"If you're giving that as a red card, you can be sent off for any foul". 27 to decide whether to extend the ban.

In the meantime, Ronaldo will miss out of Juve's next group game against Swiss side Young Boys in Turin no thanks to the 11th red card of his career, but first in the Champions League.

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Ronaldo's arrival at Juventus has raised expectations of a first Champions League title since 1996, with share prices peaking at a record 1.8046 euros on the stock market Thursday before closing at 1.581 euros. Juventus would also be allowed to appeal.

The Germany global midfielder added: "I just heard he said it was because of hair pulling".

"VAR would've helped the referee in this decision", said the Juventus coach. The referee saw what he saw - not very well - and we overcame the obstacles.

"So I hope afterwards UEFA will watch the replays and that we can have something positive for him because he does not deserve it".

"He was sad after the match, very sad", Matuidi added.

In the video, Ronaldo is seen protesting against the decision. "The important thing is we reacted as a team".

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