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Real Madrid's Ronaldo handed five match ban for pushing referee in Supercopa first-leg

Ronaldo picked up a contentious second yellow card after picking up a booked for taking his shirt off in celebration Credit: PA

Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a fve match ban for pushing the referee following his dismissal in the Supercopa de Espana yesterday evenng against Barcelona.

The Madrid forward reacted angrily after he was shown a second yellow card, when the referee adjudged him to have gone down too easily inside the Barcelona box.

Ronaldo, having already been cautioned for taking his shirt off after scoring in the 3-1 win at the Nou Camp, was shown a second yellow card in the 82nd minute for diving after going down under pressure from Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti.

The Portugal international responded to his dismissal by shoving referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back before making his way off the pitch.

The Spanish football federation (RFEF) has now handed the 32-year-old a five- ban - one for the double booking and another four for pushing the official.

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