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25th Mar 2015

Will Ronaldo be punished for telling fans to ‘calm down’?

Apparently this celebration hasn't gone down well...

Matt Stanger

Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal celebration against Barcelona may have landed him in hot water.

After poking home Karim Benzema’s brilliant back-heeled pass to tie the score at 1-1, Ronaldo seemingly gestured to the Nou Camp to ‘calm down’ – an action that has irked La Liga president Javier Tebas.

According to reports in Spain, Ronaldo now faces disciplinary proceedings, with Reuters quoting Tebas as saying: “We have to be careful with provocative gestures by a player when he scores a goal or with any other provocation or conduct that could incite violence among spectators.

“It must be sanctioned, from a fine up to a suspension. We will look into it.”

It seems a little unfair to us.