Red Devils forward Cristiano Ronaldo has apologised after video appeared showing him breaking a fan’s phone.
Footage was shared on social media along with comments claiming he thrashed the device as he left the pitch following his side’s 1-0 defeat at Everton.
Ronaldo, later took to social media to apologise.
“It’s never easy to deal with emotions in difficult moments such as the one we are facing,” he stated.
The aftermath of the game damaged United’s anticipations of qualifying for the Champions League and came versus an Everton side that had been one point above the relegation zone before kick-off.
“Nevertheless, we always have to be respectful, patient and set the example for all the youngsters who love the beautiful game,” he appended.
“I would like to apologize 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.”
Manchester United stated they were aware of ‘an alleged incident after today’s game at Everton and the club will co-operate with any police inquiries.’