Reference file image of Tottenham Hotspur’s Colombian defender Davinson Sánchez in action during the Europa League qualification match against Maccabi Haifa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, United Kingdom. October 1, 2020. Pool via REUTERS / Adam Davy / Archive
Defender Dávinson Sánchez played his 100th game on Sunday defending Tottenham’s shirt in the Premier League. The Colombian started in the tie against Newcastle on matchday 30 of the English championship, but did not perform well and received racist messages after the match.
The footballer of the Colombian National Team had a low rating for his performance and ended up being singled out as one of those responsible for the tie for José Mourinho’s team. At the end of the meeting, the defender published a message on his social networks in which a racist attack on him is evident.
Faced with this situation, the Spurs denounced what happened and rejected the racist messages against Dávinson Sánchez, issuing a statement asking for action in this regard. “We are embarrassed by the racist messages that Davinson Sánchez received today and we hope that the digital platforms will take action on the matter.”
In addition, in the publication Tottenham shows its support for the Colombian footballer who had already received some negative messages after the elimination in the UEFA Europa League. “Always with you, Dávinson Sánchez, and with all those victims of the scourge of racism.
Through their social networks, AC Milan also supported Davinson Sánchez and Mouctar Diakhaby, who received racist messages in their Premier League and LaLiga matches.
AC Milan issued a statement on its social networks against the racist insults against the Colombian Davinso Sánchez.
The support they received from their own clubs Tottenham and Valencia was joined by the Italian team. This Monday he spoke in favor of the fight for tolerance and inclusion.
In his social networks, he mentioned the Colombian defender and French defender in a demonstration against racism.
“We are saddened to hear of more racist incidents that are shaking the world of football. We are with @ daosanchez26, @SpursOfficial, @ Diakhaby_5 and @valenciacf “, he posted.
On Sunday, Sánchez made public the insults he received after the 2-2 draw, while Valencia threatened to withdraw from the game against Cádiz after Diakhaby’s claims for an alleged verbal attack by Juan Cala.
Together, we must continue to fight to raise awareness in the name of tolerance and inclusion. # WeRespAct! ”Added Milan’s communication.
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