Brazilian Ronaldo given one-match ban for hair-pulling

May 27th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS  

AC Milan Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (Xinhua) Corinthians striker Ronaldo will be banned for one match for pulling an opponent’s hair in a Brazilian league match, Brazil’s disciplinary tribunal said.
The former AC Milan, Inter Milan, Barcelona, PSV Eindhoven and Real Madrid striker was found guilty of ungentlemanly conduct for the incident during the goalless draw with Botafogo in the Brazilian league 10 days ago.

The incident, not seen by the referee, happened as Ronaldo tussled with Botafogo defender Fahel and was caught by television cameras.

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