Following allegations of racist insults against Mouctar Diakhaby and the suspension of La Liga matches between Cadiz and Valencia on Sunday, Real Madrid coach Zidane Zidane said on Monday. The incident was described as “serious”.
“But I’m just saying, this is how I feel, when it comes to racism, you really have to have zero tolerance. Because we don’t want to.
“Rather than just saying a word. We have to fight this on all levels. What makes us beautiful is our diversity, the difference, the beautiful things in our lives, supported by “self-esteem.”
During training on Monday morning, players and staff from Valencia gathered behind French defender Mouctar Diakhaby, with their right hand stretched out and palms open to express their opposition to racism.
On Sunday night, Valencian players briefly left the stadium during a game in Cadiz, and the Valencian club claimed that their French defender Mouctar Diakhaby was the target of racist insults by opponents.
“All our support for Diakhaby. Not against racism. The racist player asked his teammates to return to the court to fight. Valence CF (Valence CF) wrote on Twitter.
In the 31st minute of the game, the score was 1-1, Diakhaby stopped the game and attacked the Spanish player from Juan Cala Cádiz.
The two started yelling at each other, and then Diahabi told the referee that he was a victim of racial insults and the insults appeared in the referee’s report.
Diakabi then left the court, followed by all his teammates… They returned and finished the game under the threat of losing the game. Diakhaby, he watched the end of the game from the stands.
The Cadiz club announced on Twitter on Monday morning that their player Juan Cala will hold a press conference on Tuesday at the end of this training session.