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Ronaldinho suspended a game for dangerous kick

Updated: October 10, 2012, 5:32 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- Brazil's sports tribunal has suspended Ronaldinho for one game for a dangerous kick that nearly hit an opponent in the face in a Brazilian league match.

The play happened in Atletico Mineiro's 0-0 draw against Gremio on Sept. 23, when Ronaldinho came in hard for a ball dispute and left his right foot in the air, nearly hitting an opponent. There was no foul called and Ronaldinho didn't receive a card at the time, but the tribunal used television images to suspend the former ...

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