Taken to task and insulted by Guimaraes supporters, Moussa Marega decided to leave the field, replaced by his coach.
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 invoking the spectators. On his Instagram account, the player then expressed his feeling: “I would just say to these fools who come to the stadium to launch these racist cries: go fuck yourself!” 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. ”
Suddenly, his coach decided to replace him with Wilson Manafa. Marega had previously scored the winning goal for Porto at the hour (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 the cries of monkeys from the stands. The Portuguese club had been fined 20,000 euros by UEFA.
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