Reason Cristiano Ronaldo will be banned from making his Al-Nassr debut

Reason Cristiano Ronaldo banned from making Al-Nassr debut.
Reason will be banned from making his Al-Nassr debut

After the mega transfer to Arabia, has been banned from making his much-anticipated debut for Al-Nassr just 24 hours before his scheduled first game.

The 37-year-old was due to play his first minutes for Al-Nassr against Al Ta’ee, only days after signing a £173 million-a-year contract with the club.

However, was in November found guilty of improper and violent conduct by the English FA, days before his Manchester United contract was terminated, for smashing a out of a young Everton fan’s hand.


was given a £50,000 fine and a two-match suspension by the FA, but he was unable to complete the sentence since his United contract was terminated a few days later.

As such, the Daily Mail report that the ban will now carry over into the Pro League and will have to sit out the next two games, against Al-Ta’ee and Al-Shabab.

Article 12.1 of FIFA’s Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players says: “Any disciplinary sanction of up to four matches or up to three months that has been imposed on a player by the former association but not yet (entirely) served by the time of the transfer shall be enforced by the new association at which the player has been registered in order for the sanction to be served at domestic level.”


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