The Brazil striker was acquitted of 'physical aggression' by a Brazilian tribunal yesterday and he said: "I still do not know what the referee has seen. The Santos player put his hands on my face and I just asked why he was doing that."
Adriano will be available for Sao Paulo's clash this weekend against Noroeste.
Santos coach Muric Ramalho, meanwhile, insisted: "Adriano has done wrong. He cannot behave like that."