Cristiano Ronaldo apologies and make up for his “outburst” while leaving the pitch after Manchester United’s defeat at Everton, when he appeared to have smashed the mobile phone of a fan.
Footage shows Ronaldo appearing to drop a fan’s phone to the ground on his exit from the pitch following the defeat of 1-0 by Everton.
Later on Saturday evening, the Portuguese player posted a statement on his verified Instagram account to apologise and also invited the supporter to watch a game at Old Trafford as a sign of fair-play and sportsmanship.
“It’s never easy to deal with emotions in difficult moments such as the one we are facing,” Ronaldo said.
“Nevertheless, we always have to be respectful, patient and set the example for all the youngsters who love the beautiful game.
“I would like to apologise for my outburst and, if possible, I would like to invite this supporter to watch a game at Old Trafford as a sign of fair-play and sportsmanship.”
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