Portuguese star, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been fined €20,000 by UEFA for his celebration during Juventus’ win over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League round of 16, Sky Sports reports.
The five-time FIFA Best Player had been charged with improper conduct on Monday.
Ronaldo scored all three goals, as Juventus overturned a 2-0 first leg deficit against Atletico Madrid to progress 3-2 on aggregate.
The 34-year-old followed one of his goals by emulating Atletico manager Diego Simeone’s ‘crotch-grabbing’ celebration from the first leg, for which the latter was given a £17,000 fine.
Simeone said his gesture showed he had the courage to make tough selection decisions but apologised two days later.
With the punishment limited to a fine, he will be available for the first leg of Juventus’ quarter-final against Ajax on April 10.