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Racism in stadiums: Footballers' support for Marega


LE SCAN SPORT - Victim of racist cries on Sunday during the meeting between Porto and Guimaraes, striker Moussa Marega decided to leave the field. On social networks, footballers did not hesitate to support the Franco-Malian player.

Sunday, after insults and racist cries, the Porto striker Moussa Marega decided to leave the field before the end of the game against Guimaraes. The Franco-Malian player expressed himself on his Instagram account: “I would just say to these fools who come to the stadium to launch these racist cries: are you going to fuck! And I also thank the referees for not defending me and for sanctioning me with a yellow card because I defended my skin color. I hope to never see you again on a football field. ”

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Gostaria apenas de dizer a esses idiotas que vê a a estádio fazer gritos racistas ... vá se foder E também agradeço aos árbitros por não me defenderem e por terem me dado um cartão amarelo porque defendo minha cor da pele. Espero nunca mais encontrá-lo em um campo de futebol! VOCÊ É UMA VERGONHA !!!!

A publication shared by Moussa Marega (@ marega11) on Feb. 16. 2020 at 12:32 PST

Several footballers have given their support to Moussa Marega, notably Anthony Martial, who grew up in the same district as the striker from Porto: "Force au fréro, on est ensemble". Hamari Traoré and Mamadou Samassa, his teammates from the Malian selection also spoke.

Absolute support for my brother Moussa Marega. Again, a football player is the victim of racist screams in a stadium.

When will it stop? A shame !

Force you Moussa

- Hamari Traore (@ hamari27) February 16, 2020

All my support to the brother @ marega91! ✊✊ ✊ ✊

Racism has no place anywhere and even less on a soccer field! # / LxgGsIPHOU

- Mamadou Samassa (@ SamassaMamad30) February 16, 2020

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“We are a family, regardless of nationality, skin or hair color. We are all human, we deserve respect. What happened here is lamentable, "said Porto coach Sérgio Conceiçao after the match, before posting a photo on social media, with the following message:" We are all Moussa ". In a statement, FC Porto and the Portuguese League condemned racist behavior during the match and described it as "a disgrace for football and human dignity".

Somos todos Moussa # / es2jYaQJDC

- Sérgio Conceição (@CoachConceicao) February 16, 2020

Force au frero @ marega91 we're together # NoToRacism # LesUlis

- Anthony Martial (@AnthonyMartial) February 16, 2020

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