• UEFA fines Portugal €5,000 for fan running on pitch

    UEFA fines Portugal €5,000 for fan running on pitch

    UEFA has fined Portugal €5,000 after one of their fans ran onto the pitch towards Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal against Poland on Thursday.

    The man, wearing a shirt in Portugal colors, evaded security to get close to Ronaldo during extra time of the match in Marseille.

    UEFA says its disciplinary panel imposed the standard fine for a “field invasion,” plus a warning over fans encroaching onto the playing area after Portugal won in a penalty shootout.

    A similar case was […]