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Atletico Could Face Action over Ronaldo Lighter Incident

  • ESPN.co.uk, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 3:33 PM
Atletico Madrid could face retrospective punishment from Spain's soccer federation after Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was hit on the head by a cigarette lighter during Real's 2-0 win on Tuesday evening at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. Ronaldo scored two early penalties to kill the game and seal Madrid’s passage to the Copa del Rey final, with a 5-0 aggregate win over two games. The Portugal international was hit on the head by a lighter thrown from the crowd as he walked into the locker room during the halftime break.

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