Following Al-Nassr’s 2-0 loss to Al-Hilal on April 18, a Saudi lawyer has called for Cristiano Ronaldo to be deported from the country. Ronaldo appeared to make an insulting gesture to fans.
The 38-year-old appeared to be seen in a social media video grabbing his crotch as he left the field in response to fans chanting his rival Lionel Messi’s name.
Nouf bin Ahmed, a lawyer, has reacted to the incident and has called for severe punishment for Ronaldo.
“It is considered a crime of public dishonor, and it is one of the crimes that entails arrest and deportation if committed by a foreigner,” Ahmed stated on Twitter, promising to report his “crime of public indecency” to the Saudi Prosecutor’s Office.
Ronaldo has likewise attracted weighty analysis from writers Saudi Arabia, with Ozman Abu Bakr recommending Al-Nassr ought to end his £175m-a-year contract following his ‘improper and rude motion against the observers’.
Notwithstanding, as indicated by Marca, Al-Nassr sources have protected Ronaldo by guaranteeing he made the signal after he ‘got a blow during the match’ to his privates.
The contentious incident occurred after Dinko Jelicic’s team suffered a devastating defeat that caused them to lose more ground in the title race.
With one more game played, second-place Al-Nassr is three points behind leaders Al-Ittihad, and third-place Al-Shabab is three points behind them with one game left.
As he stormed off the field, Ronaldo was furious, and online footage appears to show him grabbing his crotch as Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium fans sang “Messi!” Messi! Messi!’ over and over in what was an endeavor to insult CR7.
As he set out toward the passage, the previous Manchester Joined player seemed to place his hand in his genital region and pull upwards.