Football: Ronaldo hit by lighter thrown by Atletico fans
Published on Feb 12, 2014 6:05 AM
MADRID (AFP) - Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was hit on the head by a lighter thrown from the crowd as the players headed for the dressing rooms at half-time in Real's Copa del Rey semi-final, second leg away to Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
Ronaldo all but sealed Los Blancos' place in the final with two early penalties to leave Cup holders Atletico trailing 5-0 on aggregate.
The Portuguese star was then booked just before the break after clashing with 19-year-old Atletico right-back Manquillo.
And as he walked off the pitch moments later Ronaldo was struck by a yellow lighter that appeared to have been thrown from a section of the Atletico support.
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