Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he does not think his Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to be banned from European club competitions for the way he celebrated his team's 3-0 defeat of Atletico Madrid this Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League round-of-16.
Having scored a hat-trick to lead Juventus to turn around a 2-0 first-leg deficit, Ronaldo seemingly imitated the crotch-grabbing celebratory gesture of Atletico's coach Diego Simeone last month in Madrid after his team scored its first goal in an eventual 2-0 victory over Juventus, Efe news reported.
"I think everyone on Tuesday celebrated in their own way. There were 42,000 fans at the stadium - they'd have to ban all of them. It (Ronaldo's celebration) does not seem to be anything special. We do not fear a ban, and there won't be one," Allegri said during a press conference on Saturday evening.
"Cristiano has played a lot of matches... He will also have two matches with his national team. It would be too much of a risk to make him play," Allegri added.
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