Goal-hungry Ronaldo rejects penalty, shocks referee

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Goal-hungry Ronaldo rejects penalty, shocks referee

Although Cristiano Ronaldo is known for his rich goal-scoring record, the Portuguese forward shocked many yesterday when he convinced the referee not to award him a penalty in Al Nasr’s goalless draw against Persepolis in the Asian Champions League.

Al Nasr were awarded a penalty within two minutes of kick-off by Chinese referee Ma Ning, but Ronaldo who was seemingly brought down quickly ran to the match official to argue against the decision.

With a check on the pitchside monitor, Ning eventually withdraw the penalty call.

Credit: Zambia Daily Mail

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