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 !!!!
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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 pic.twitter.com/I07fTsT6zw
All my support to the brother @ marega91! ✊✊ ✊ ✊
Racism has no place anywhere and even less on a soccer field! # SayNoToRacismpic.twitter.com / LxgGsIPHOU
Marega's six consecutive goals in the Champions League this season
“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 # notoracismpic.twitter.com / 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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