Cristiano Ronaldo will be out for Portugal’s next World Cup qualifier in the wake of getting a yellow card for removing his shirt.
The amazing scene happened as Cristiano praised two late strikes to beat the Republic of Ireland and break Ali Daei’s memorable goal record.
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It even provoked the ref to Apologize as he doled out the booking.
Also, Ronaldo, 36, will presently miss Tuesday’s outing to Azerbaijan after the yellow card brought about a one-match suspension.
He is as yet expected to include in Saturday’s friendly against Qatar, in any case.
Yet, the new Manchester United signing will wouldn’t fret excessively, having missed a penalty before in the game prior to mesh his 110th and eleventh international goal.
An 89th-minute Goncalo Guedes cross was headed home by Ronaldo to break Iran legend Daei’s 109-goal record.
And that was not enough for the insatiable striker, who popped up with virtually last kick of the game to grab the winner.
Joao Mario gave the ball in and by and by Ronaldo directed his header into the net.
The superstar whipped off his shirt in trademark fashion as Estadio Algarve wildly celebrated Portugal’s favourite son.
However, Ronnie’s behaviour was not overlooked by Slovenian referee Matej Jug.
After allowing Ronaldo and his Portugal team-mates to celebrate their winner, he approached sheepishly before branding the booking.
Jug then shrugged and appeared to apologise as Ronaldo soaked up the applause.
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