A new racist scandal is shaking soccer, this time in Serie A. The Udinese versus AC Milan match was quickly suspended after goalkeeper Mike Maignan was the goal of a racial assault.
Referee Fabio Maresca warned the gang over the general public handle system and after half an hour, Maignan had sufficient. The French worldwide took off his gloves and headed to the locker room till his teammates satisfied him to return.
The match was interrupted for about 5 minutes because the referee warned the gang he would droop the sport for good if extra monkey noises have been heard.
With the ball in play, the choruses, insults and shouts towards Maignan was a powerful whistle each time the goalkeeper touched the ball.
Condemnation from AC Milan and Serie A
“In our recreation there’s completely no place for racism: we’re appalled. We’re with you, Mike. #WeRespAct,” Milan wrote in an announcement.
“Lega Serie A condemns each type of racism,” wrote the league’s management, additionally on X.
“I heard somebody making ‘monkey’ noises, I mentioned we will not play soccer like that. It is not the primary time it is occurred to me,” Maignan mentioned. “They’re ignorant folks, not everybody… however one thing like that should not occur in soccer. We’re a household.”