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Rio Ferdinand escapes disciplinary action for sarcastic clap

When your happy and you know it, clap yoir hands: Rio Ferdinand

When you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands: Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was spotted clapping sarcastically at the referee after the high-voltage Champions League game against Real Madrid.

The Turkish referee showed a straight red card to Luis Nani for a tackle on Alvaro Arbeloa, which became the focal point of the game. Real went on to win the match 1-2, having been trailing till the red card incident.

Ferdinand was expected to face disciplinary action from UEFA. However, Sky Sports News have broken the news through their Twitter account, stating that UEFA will not impose any disciplinary action on Ferdinand.

Here’s what was tweeted:

The incident can be watched in the following video:

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