The ex-referee believes the Portuguese should have been sent off the pitch for his foul after scoring his first goal instead of allowing him to walk away without a warning.
referee, Luca Marelli, insists thatCristiano Ronaldo
should have been given a red card for making a foul inJuventus
' clash withCagliari
instead of allowing him to continue and score a hat-trick.
Following his first goal, the Portuguese was caught up in dangerous play to meetChiesa
’s cross where he hitAlessio Cragno
in the face and left him with a cut chin.
Marelli, who saw the 36-year-old score a hat-trick in the game after their recent Champions League exit, said:
“Ronaldo deserved a red card, although not intentional, it’s a serious foul that deserved a red card, too bad VAR didn’t intervene.”