These are scenes that have no place in modern football, nor on any sports field. Malian international striker FC Porto Moussa Marega (28, 18 caps), a native of Ulis (Yvelines), left the field after being the victim of racist chants and insults from Vitoria Guimaraes supporters. He had scored on time for the Dragons, which earned him a flood of insults from the stands of local fans.
🇵🇹 Exasperated, angry, not calmed by his teammates or by the words of his coach Sergio Conceiçao, Moussa Marega left the field in the 71st minute, under the bronca of the Guimaraes stadium, following racist shouts against him . pic.twitter.com/01EHDMkV4Q- RMC Sport (@RMCsport) February 16, 2020
Hurt words that got the better of the attacker's calm. Enraged, he did not want to stay on the ground.
His teammates tried to persuade him to stay on the lawn for several minutes. Coach Sergio Conceiçao tried to calm him down after haranguing the local public.
The player nevertheless returned to the locker room a few minutes later, escorted by members of the Porto technical staff. He was eventually replaced by Wilson Manafa (71st).
Former player of Vitoria Guimaeres (2016-2017), the Malian international striker entered the tunnel leading to the locker room, pointing his two thumbs down, thus expressing his disapproval towards the stands of the Guimaeres stadium, after addressing fingers of honor to the public.