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The armband thrown to the ground by Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in his country’s 2-2 draw against Serbia on Saturday has been auctioned to save a sick child in Serbia.

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The Juventus superstar threw his armband to the ground angrily after match officials denied his last-minute victory over Serbia.

Ronaldo’s unauthorized goal left the game at 2-2 and one point each for both sides instead of the three for Portugal.

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The armband has now raised a lot of hope for the dying child’s survival after a stadium worker chose it and donated it to a children’s home to raise funds, according to the Telegraf.

The stadium worker allegedly picked up the armband from the floor and donated it to a children’s organization, which was seeking funds for a six-month-old Serbian child with spinal muscular atrophy.

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The child needs 2.5 million euros for the operation and treatment.

The children’s charity has now auctioned off the bracelet.

According to the newspaper, the armband has already set a national record for sports equipment in the early hours of its auction.

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The Telegraf added that the armband hitting its € 2.5million target does not appear to be a problem.

Serbia vs Portugal: Ronaldo’s rejected captain’s armband auctioned to save sick child

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