The armband that the Portugal captain furiously hurled to the bottom has contributed to the therapy fund of a six-month-feeble tiny one.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s discarded armband has been equipped to an nameless bidder at a charity public sale in Serbia for €64,000 ($75,000), in step with The Guardian.
Ronaldo belief he had helped Portugal receive over the line throughout the World Cup qualifier against Serbia with an hurt-time purpose as he aloof a appetizing substandard-field roam from Nuno Mendes sooner than dinking the ball over the opposition goalkeeper.
Replays showed the ball had crossed the line despite Aleksandar Mitrovic’s clearance, but the target became chalked off.
Ronaldo, agitated, threw his captain’s armband down and stormed off the pitch sooner than heading to the dressing room.
The 5-time Ballon d’Or winner’s armband became picked up by Djordje Vukicevic, a firefighter on accountability. The blue armband with a white letter ‘C’ became given to an enviornment humanitarian community who then place it up for on-line bidding.
The winning articulate became €64,000, which suits to the series for the medical therapy of Gavrilo Djurdjevic, a six-month-feeble boy with spinal muscular atrophy.