Footage confirmed Ronaldo showing to knock a fan’s cell phone to the bottom after United’s 1-0 defeat at Everton on April 9, for which the Portuguese was cautioned by Merseyside Police.
“Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3 for an incident that happened after Manchester United FC‘s Premier League match towards Everton on Saturday 9 April 2022,” stated a FA spokesperson.
“It’s alleged that the ahead’s conduct after the ultimate whistle was improper and/or violent.”
After the incident, which occurred when Ronaldo was making his approach in the direction of the tunnel, the 37-year-old issued a social-media apology for his “outburst” and invited the supporter to observe a recreation at Old Trafford “as an indication of honest play and sportsmanship”.
If discovered responsible of the cost, Ronaldo might face a ban from upcoming Premier League matches.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has solely began within the league as soon as this season underneath Erik ten Hag after failing to pressure a transfer away from Previous Trafford through the switch window.
In an announcement, United stated: “We notice the FA announcement in relation to Cristiano Ronaldo.
“We can be supporting the participant in response to the cost.”