Ronaldo, Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings Wrestle Each Other in ‘WWE-Style’ Clash During Villa Park Encounter

Ronaldo, Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings Wrestle Each Other in ‘WWE-Style’ Clash During Villa Park Encounter

Fred Kennedy
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:16 PM
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo endured a frustrating afternoon during Man United's Premier League trip to Aston Villa
  • Apart from firing blanks, the veteran striker was also booked after he clashed with Aston Villa's Tyrone Mings
  • The duo's clash sparked an ugly confrontation between both sets of players, with Villa stars swarming around Ronaldo
  • The match ended in a 3-1 humiliating loss for the Reds Devils, with Leone Bailey, Lucas Digne, and Jacob Ramsey all scoring for the hosts

Aston Villa vs Manchester United Premier League clash was marked with dramatic scenes as players clashed midway through the match.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Tyrone Mings sparked the huge brawl after the duo wrestled each other to the ground.

According to The Sun, Ronaldo came to blows with the English star while the Red Devils were on the attack.

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Cristiano Ronaldo clashes with Tyrone Mings during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park. Photo by Stu Forster.
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Ronaldo, who was captaining United during the clash, was attempting to hold off Mings in a bid to create some space, only for the pair to become entrapped in the process.

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The veteran striker eventually wrestled the Aston Villa defender to the ground, sparking outrage from the Villa players, who quickly swarmed him.

The centre referee swung into action immediately, subjecting the incident to a VAR check for violent conduct.

Ronaldo and Mings were subsequently shown a yellow card as Anthony Taylor calmed the situation.

Aston Villa sink Man United

Meanwhile, Aston Villa came out on top after the Sunday encounter as they condemned United to a 3-1 embarrassing loss.

Villa needed just seven minutes into the kick-off to open the scoring through Leon Bailey, before Lucas Digne doubled the advantage in the 11th minute.

United pulled one back moments before the break via Jacob Ramsey's own goal, only for the Villa star to restore his side's two-goal advantage in the 49th minute.

The Red Devils' defeat leaves them sitting fifth on the log with 23 points, three points behind fourth-placed Newcastle United.

Man City youngster does Ronaldo celebration

Sports Brief earlier reported on Manchester City youngster doing the new Ronaldo celebration.

The Man City rising star Carlos Borges came up with the coldest moment of the weekend, adopting the now-famous Ronaldo celebration.

The young star scored a hat trick against Manchester United under-21s in a 6-1 win.

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