Printed Dec 23, 2019
Dec 23, 2019 IST
Antonio Rudiger has known as for the “couple of idiots” who allegedly racially abused him throughout Chelsea’s win over Tottenham to be recognized and punished.
Rudiger reported listening to racist abuse from the stands after receiving a kick from Son Heung-min within the second half at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, an motion that earned the Spurs ahead a purple card.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta took the criticism to referee Anthony Taylor on Sunday and the general public deal with system was used to relay an anti-racism message to supporters.
Germany worldwide Rudiger issued a press release on social media after Chelsea’s 2-Zero Premier League victory, urging officers to not let the incident go and not using a sturdy response.
“It’s actually unhappy to see racism once more at a soccer match, however I feel it is crucial to speak about it in public. If not, it will likely be forgotten once more in a few days [as always],” the Chelsea defender tweeted.
“I do not wish to contain Tottenham as a whole membership into this case as I do know that simply a few idiots have been the offenders. I acquired a variety of supportive messages on social media from Spurs followers as properly within the final hours – thank you numerous for this.
“I actually hope that the offenders will probably be discovered and punished quickly, and in such a contemporary soccer floor just like the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with dozens of TV and safety cameras, it should be attainable to seek out and subsequently punish them.
“If not, then there should have been witnesses within the stadium who noticed and heard the incident. It is simply such a disgrace that racism nonetheless exists in 2019. When will this nonsense cease?”
It’s actually unhappy to see racism once more at a soccer match, however I feel it is crucial to speak about it in public. If not, it will likely be forgotten once more in a few days (as at all times). (1/4)
— Antonio Rüdiger (@ToniRuediger) December 22, 2019
Tottenham have launched an investigation and vowed to take the “strongest attainable motion” in opposition to any people discovered liable for racism.
Sunday’s match was the second high-profile Premier League fixture to be stained by alleged situations of racism this month.
On December 7, through the closing levels of Manchester United’s 2-1 derby win on the Etihad Stadium, a Manchester Metropolis fan appeared to direct a monkey gesture in direction of Fred and Jesse Lingard.
Higher Manchester Police arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence after the incident. He has since been launched on bail pending additional enquiries.
Fetching extra content material…