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Cristiano Ronaldo faces disciplinary hearing over inappropriate goal celebration

File photo of Cristiano Ronaldo. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 18, 2019, 06.34 PM (IST)

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged by FIFA for his inappropriate celebration after one of the three goals he scored in last week's 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. 

Juve completed a 3-2 aggregate win to qualify for the quarter-finals where they will face Ajax Amsterdam. 

The 34-year-old Portuguese footballer is also facing disciplinary action for his "improper conduct". 

Ronaldo was found mimicking Atletico boss Diego Simeone, who celebrated his team's opening goal in the first leg by turning to the crowd and putting his hands on his trousers. 

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Simeone was fined 20,000 euros ($22,708) for the incident but escaped a touchline ban for the return match.