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Ronaldo tells ref to overturn penalty he won in Asian Champions League match

Ronaldo tells ref to overturn penalty he won in Asian Champions League match

AL-NASSR said their forward Cristiano Ronaldo "showed a great deal of sportsmanship" after he urged the referee in the Asian Champions League game against Persepolis to reverse a penalty decision given in his favour. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward went down under Sorous Rafiei's challenge early in the Group E tie in Riyadh, prompting the referee to point to the penalty spot. Persepolis players protested the decision immediately and were joined by Ronaldo, who told the official the tackle was not worthy of a penalty. The referee reviewed the incident on a pitchside monitor and rescinded the…
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