Euro 2016: No sanction over Cristiano Ronaldo selfie pitch invader

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal with a pitch invader during Euro 2016
Ronaldo let the pitch invader get his picture before the fan was escorted from the pitch

Portugal have avoided punishment after a pitch invader took a selfie with captain Cristiano Ronaldo during a Euro 2016 match.

The incident drew a charge from Uefa, but the case was closed after a meeting of its independent disciplinary body.

The fan had been allowed to run half the length of the pitch to get the picture, during the goalless draw with Austria on June 18.

Ronaldo was happy to oblige, waving stewards away and posing.

Portugal went on to qualify from Group F as one of the four best third-place finishers, and progressed to the quarter-finals after a stoppage-time victory over Croatia on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Belgium have been fined 5,000 euros (£4,170) by European football's governing body Uefa after fans set off fireworks during their 3-0 victory over Republic of Ireland in Group E, also on 18 June.

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