The first match was held on the "Barcelona" and ended with the victory of real Madrid with the score 3:1. In the 80th minute, Ronaldo put his team ahead and to celebrate, took his shirt off and received a first yellow card. Two minutes later, the striker fell inside the penalty area: the referee Ricardo De Burgos, Bengoechea, considering that the Portuguese feigned, I showed him a second yellow card and sent off. In response, the football player pushed the referee.
The football Federation of Spain interpreted the actions of the Portuguese as a slight use of physical force against the judge and disqualified the player for five matches. Ronaldo will miss one match for his red card and four for unsportsmanlike conduct. In addition, Cristiano will pay 3805 Euro fine, and real — 1750 euros.
Ronaldo and real Madrid may appeal against the decision of the Federation within ten days. If the disqualification will remain in force, the Portuguese will miss the return match at the "Santiago Bernabeu" (August 17) and matches of the national championship against Deportivo (20 Aug), Valencia (27 August), Levante (September 9) and real Sociedad (17 September).