Revealed: How much it Costs to Touch Ronaldo

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Shamshir Karimi, who was escorted off the field by a security team, has been slapped with the charge and also forbidden from returning to France in the next month.

The fan who invaded the Euro 2016 quarter-final clash between Poland and Portugal to try and hug Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined €500.

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Shamshir Karimi, 22, interrupted the tie – which Portugal won 5-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time – in the 110th minute when he raced onto the field and was caught by a security team when in touching distance of Ronaldo.

In a Marseille courtroom, the Swiss fan spoke of how his actions were fuelled by the fact that Ronaldo is his “idol”.

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