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Ronaldo charged by UEFA

Published: Thursday 26 January 2006, 18.29CET
The Manchester United FC winger Cristiano Ronaldo will face a UEFA disciplinary hearing on 2 February following an incident at SL Benfica.

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Published: Thursday 26 January 2006, 18.29CET

Ronaldo charged by UEFA

The Manchester United FC winger Cristiano Ronaldo will face a UEFA disciplinary hearing on 2 February following an incident at SL Benfica.
Manchester United FC winger Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with misconduct by UEFA after an incident during their UEFA Champions League match at SL Benfica.

Hearing next week
The 20-year-old Portuguese international has been charged with pointing his middle finger towards the Benfica supporters at the Estádio da Luz on 7 December. United lost the Group D game 2-1 and were eliminated from the competition. Ronaldo's hearing has been scheduled for Thursday 2 February.

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