Happy Birthday, Cristiano! Here's a three match ban...

It was all too much to take for Cristiano. Credit: PA

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his 29th birthday today and woke up to confirmation from the Spanish authorities of a three game ban.

The Real Madrid star was dismissed at Bilbao on Sunday after an off-the-ball incident involving Athletic captain Carlos Gurpegi.

He will miss Madrid's games against Villarreal, Getafe and Elche.

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