In the 70th minute of play of a match that his club, Porto, was going to win on the ground of Vitoria Guimaraes, the striker Moussa Marega, exasperated by racist cries from the stands, decided to leave the field, despite the intervention by his partners and his coach Sergio Conceiçao who wanted to dissuade him. Undaunted, the Franco-Malian striker did not change his mind and headed for the exit, thumbs down in reaction to the whistles from the stands. Before invecting the spectators.
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 cries against him. pic.twitter.com/01EHDMkV4Q- RMC Sport (@RMCsport) February 16, 2020
Suddenly, his coach decided to replace him with Wilson Manafa. Marega had previously scored the winning goal for Porto at the hour of play (1-2). Portugal had hitherto been rather spared from this scourge, even if in February 2012, during a Europa League match between ... Porto precisely and Manchester City, Mario Balotelli, who then played in the British club, s was complained of cries of monkeys from the stands. The Portuguese club had been fined 20,000 euros by UEFA.
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