Ronald Araujo's hand gesture explained after red card commences Barcelona Champions League meltdown

Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo
Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo (Image credit: PA)

Ronald Araujo’s red card was the decisive moment of Barcelona’s Champions League quarter-final defeat to Paris Saint-Germain

With the Catalan side leading 4-2 on aggregate with just over an hour of the tie left to be played, the Uruguayan was issued a straight red for bundling over Bradley Barcola just outside the edge of the Barca box. 

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For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include tomes on Leeds United and the England national team.