December 2, 2022

Tottenham Hotspur have condemned Richarlison’s ‘disgusting’ racist abuse after a banana was thrown at him from the stands throughout Brazil’s worldwide in opposition to Tunisia.

The attacker was celebrating his 2-1 lead on Brazil in Tuesday night time’s pleasant on the Parc des Princes when a number of objects have been thrown at him, together with one which was clearly a banana.

Footage confirmed Manchester United midfielder Fred kicking the banana because the Brazilian gamers celebrated with Richarlison.

Spurs provided their assist to their participant in a tweet that learn: ‘We’re disgusted by Richarlison’s racial abuse throughout final night time’s match between Brazil and Tunisia.

“This has no place in soccer or anyplace else. We’re behind you, Richy.”

A banana was thrown on the pitch as Richarlison celebrated his aim together with his teammates

The Tottenham attacker had simply scored his seventh aim in six video games for Brazil this 12 months

The Premier League additionally condemned the abuse, tweeting: “There is no such thing as a room for racism anyplace. We should all sort out discrimination collectively.

“Problem it. Report it. Change it.’

Richarlison was outraged by the incident in a match Brazil gained 5-1 and on social media challenged authorities to take the difficulty of racism significantly.

‘So long as [the authorities] maintain ‘bla bla bla’ and don’t punish, it’s going to proceed like this, on daily basis and in every single place,” he wrote.

The attacker additionally retweeted a collection of messages of assist he had acquired from golf equipment in Brazil, together with Atletico Mineiro, Fluminense and America.

The Premier League additionally spoke out in opposition to the Paris incident on Tuesday night

Earlier than the match, five-time world champions Brazil’s crew had posed for pictures with an anti-racism banner that learn: ‘With out our black gamers, we wouldn’t have stars on our shirts’.

The Brazilian Soccer Federation (CBF) later issued a press release through Twitter concerning the Richarlison incident.

It learn: ‘Sadly, a banana was thrown on the sphere at Richarlison, scorer of Brazil’s second aim.

‘The CBF strengthens its place within the combat in opposition to racism and rejects any expression of prejudice.’

Richarlison celebrates after scoring his crew’s second aim in 5-1 win over Tunisia

Neymar scored a penalty to get nearer to Brazil’s all-time report scorer

CBF chairman Ednaldo Rodrigues added: “As soon as once more I come out in public to specific my rejection. This time I noticed it with my very own eyes. This shocks us. We should all the time do not forget that we’re all the identical no matter colour, race or faith.

“The combat in opposition to racism isn’t a matter, however a elementary (combat for) change to wipe this sort of crime off the planet. I keep that the penalties must be stricter.’

Richarlison’s aim had put Brazil again forward after Montassar Talbi overturned Raphinha’s opening recreation.

Neymar added a penalty, Raphinha claimed his second and Pedro rounded out the rating after Tunisia despatched Dylan Bronn off the sphere.