Richarlison’s Premier League debut for his new team, Tottenham, will have to be postponed due to a one-match suspension given to the Brazilian on Tuesday.
The punishment came for Richarlison having I take a flare who had been thrown onto the pitch and thrown back to the supporters of Everton, his former club, after a 46th-minute goal against Chelsea. At the moment, the team had great risks of falling and found itself within a position of the relegation zone.
In addition to the suspension, the celebration also resulted in a fine of 25 thousand pounds, just over R$ 161 thousand.
Richarlison suspended in English: what the FA says
The FA, the English Football Association, stated that Richarlison had violated a competition rule and that the athlete acknowledged that his conduct was improper.
“An independent Regulatory Commission has suspended Richarlison de Andrade for one match and fined him £25,000 following an FA Rule E3 violation that occurred during a Premier League game on Sunday 1 May 2022.”
“The Tottenham Hotspur FC forward admitted that his conduct while playing for Everton FC in the 46th minute of this game against Chelsea FC was improper and his sanction was imposed during a subsequent hearing”