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Cavani suspended three games for his “racist” comment


#Edinson #Cavani received a three-game suspension for the message, a racist court, which he posted on #Instagram at the end of #November, announced this #Thursday the #English #Football #Federation (FA).

“A comment posted on the #Manchester #United forward’s #Instagram profile was insulting, inappropriate, inappropriate and against the values ​​of the game (…) The message also constitutes an ‘aggravated offense’ (…) as it included a reference, express or implied , color and / or race and / or ethnic origin, “said the FA in a statement posted on its website.

The #Uruguayan striker for #Manchester #United was also fined 100,000 pounds sterling (137,800 dollars) and must follow training.

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#In response to a congratulatory message from a friend following his decisive double in #Manchester #United’s 3-2 win over #Southampton, #Cavani wrote “#Thank you black”.

The former PSG striker deleted the message and apologized. #His club defended him by explaining that the term was used in a friendly sense, and that in #South #America it had a different connotation.

#But those explanations did not serve to avoid the suspension to him.

“#He chose not to appeal the decision, out of respect and solidarity with the FA and the fight against racism in football,” #Manchester #United said in a statement.

“The club hopes that the independent disciplinary commission will clearly indicate in its written reasons that #Edinson #Cavani he is not racist, and he had no racist intention with his message, ”#Manchester #United said.

#With this suspension, #Cavani he will not be able to play the #Premier #League game against #Aston #Villa on #Friday. #He will also miss the #League #Cup semi-final against #Manchester #City and the FA #Cup third round against #Watford.



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https://www.unotv.com/deportes/cavani-suspendido-tres-partidos-por-su-comentario-racista/

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