PSG website has also confirmed the racial abuse on Cameroonian born sportsman Archille Pierre Webo
Webo, assistant coach of Instanbul Basaksehir was racially abused by the 4th referee!
The crucial UEFA champions league match ended abruptly at the 22nd minute with players of both teams walking out of the pitch
Webo said he was addressed by the referee as “that negro (Black) over there”
“A very bad episode of racism stains the Champions League at Parco dei Principi, where PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir were playing” the PSG website wrote about the fight.
The Romanian referee, Sebastian Coltescu also gave Webo a red card when he approached the reserve bench area.
“Why say negro? Why say negro?” , Webo questioned the referee furiously.
“Why did you say nigga?”
At this point, players of both teams had stopped for a few seconds
“When you talk about a white guy you don’t say ‘that white boy but when you refer to me you say ‘that black boy?’ Webo continued asking while players like Neymar and Mbappe tried to call down the tension
UEFA authorities have announced the match will resume later but fans aren’t taking it lightly.
On Tuesday night, Sebastian Coltescu’s Instagram account was hacked and an image of Webo used as profile picture.
Many other accounts were created bearing Sebastian’s name but using the image of Webo who was racially abused.
Most recently, Paris Saint-Germain stars Kylian Mbappe and Presnel Kimpembe, alongside African football icons Mutiu Adepoju and Roger Milla, have shown support to Pierre Webo after he was racially abused during Tuesday’s Champions League clash.
UEFA has said an investigation will be opened to clarify the facts. The match will resume Wednesday at 18:55 with other referees
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