Cristiano Ronaldo Faces the Consequences for Mocking Diego Simeone

Cristiano Ronaldo who scored a hat-trick in the second leg of Juve's last-16 clash with the Rojiblancos, and celebrated by mocking Diego Simeone's own celebration from the first leg when the Atleti boss intended to illustrate the 'cojones' his team had shown in their own 2-0 victory.

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Due to this act,  the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) opened disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo for the gesture, and have decided a €20,000 is punishment
enough for the Portugal international.

That is in line with Simeone's own punishment, with the Argentine fined the same amount by the European governing body ahead of the clash in Turin.

Ronaldo, therefore, will be free to face Ajax in the quarter-finals of the competition as he continues his quest to win a fourth straight Champions League title and a sixth overall.

In this regard, Ronaldo has avoided a Champions League suspension after UEFA announced his punishment for his celebration in the aftermath of Juventus' win over Atletico Madrid.