“Yesterday, today, tomorrow and always: 𝗦𝗧𝗢𝗣 𝗔𝗟 𝗥𝗔𝗖𝗜𝗦𝗠𝗢!”, that’s how the message from Valencia on social media after the unfortunate event that occurred this Sunday in the match against Cádiz for the Spanish League: Juan Cala would have had racist sayings against Mouctar Diakhaby. In training on Monday, the entire Valencian team supported their partner.
Hand up with palm pointing forward, symbolizing wanting slow down with discrimination, and with the text that continues to say: “We will fight until the end to clarify what happened, defend our player and eradicate racism”.
The fact was the following. At 31 minutes into the game, something totally unprecedented happened in the Spanish League. Is that Valencia players, who faced Cádiz for the 29th date, left the playing field due to Cala’s alleged racist insult to Diakhaby. As reported by the Spanish press, Cala would have told him “Black shit”, which caused the French defender to decide to leave the field in an unprecedented act in soccer in that country. But he did not leave alone: the 24-year-old footballer too He was accompanied by the rest of the team’s starters.
The moment in which Valencia withdraws from the game
After several minutes, finally Diakhaby asked his teammates to return to the court to finish the game, as published by the Valencia Twitter account. Nevertheless, the attacked player decided not to return and in his place Hugo Guillamón entered.
“Mouctar Diakhaby has told us that he has insulted him, a racist insult and therefore we totally condemn that and we went inside. We were waiting to see what would happen”, said Captain José Gayá after the game, which was a defeat for Che 2-1. And followed: “We were going to go with our player. But they told us that we had to go out because we had to play because if they didn’t take away the three points and maybe some more. Diakhaby asked us to play the game, that’s why we went out because he He has authorized us because otherwise we would not have left “.
THE MOMENT IN WHICH CALA INSULATES DIAKHABY