Euro Organizers To Punish Cristiano Ronaldo Selfie Hunters

Cristiano Ronaldo is no stranger to pitch invaders. The 39-year-old has an enormous fan-base, being one of the most popular athletes in the world.

The UEFA has assured of firm action against the pitch invaders who broke into the field to take selfie with Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo. In Portuguese 3-0 win against Turkey in Group F match, security was breached in as many as six occasions as fans crashed into the pitch to take a prized selfie with star footballer.

The incidents raised concern about the safety and security of the players. The UEFA which is organizing the Euro championship has promised of strong action after the incident.

A UEFA spokesperson said, “Safety and security in the stadium, on the pitch and the team facilities are the ultimate priority for UEFA, DFB and Euro 2024. To this end, additional safety measures will be deployed in the stadiums to further meet the requirements of the tournament and to prevent such incidents.”

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All the pitch invaders, including a little boy, face the chance of being banned in all future tournament matches at the Euro 2024.  

Euro Organisers to punish Cristiano Ronaldo selfie-hunters

“Any incursion onto the pitch constitutes a breach of the stadium rules and will result in expulsion from the stadium, a ban from all tournament matches and the filing of a formal criminal complaint for trespass, a UEFA statement read.

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Euro Organisers to punish Cristiano Ronaldo selfie-hunters

Ronaldo is no stranger to pitch invaders. The 39-year-old has an enormous fan-base, being one of the most popular athletes in the world.

Euro Organisers to punish Cristiano Ronaldo selfie-hunters

In the match against Turkey at the Dortmund stadium, the football sensation obliged for a hug and a selfie to a young boy who was the first to break into the field. However, the star striker was left unimpressed when the second invader tried to jostle him for a selfie.

Euro Organisers to punish Cristiano Ronaldo selfie-hunters

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Euro Organisers to punish Cristiano Ronaldo selfie-hunters

Two more pitch invasions occurred during the injury-time. This was followed by another two occasions of security breach after the full-time.

Euro Organisers to punish Cristiano Ronaldo selfie-hunters

The irresponsible behaviour of fans have raised serious questions regarding the safety of the players at the Euro  which is taking place in Germany.

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