Ronaldo blast Inter fans over Koulibaly racism abuse

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 27/12/2018

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has blasted Inter Milan fans over racially abused on Napoli center-back Kalidou Koulibaly during his side’s Serie A clash with Inter Milan on Wednesday night.

The 27-year-old Senegal international was sent off during Napoli's 1-0 loss to Nerazzurri at the San Siro having been shown two yellow cards in quick succession first for a foul on Matteo Politano and the second for applauding the referee for that booking.

Serie A runner boss Carlo Ancelotti asked the officials to suspend the game during the match as he heard ‘monkey chants’ aimed at Koulibaly and that affected African Player of the nominee by the taunts towards him and Ronaldo took his social media to reacted saying the society needs ‘education and respect’ to ensure there’s not a repeat of the incident.

‘In the world and in football I always want education and respect,’ said Ronaldo. ‘No to racism and any offense and discrimination !!!”

Koulibaly took his Twitter as he responds he wrote: "I’m disappointed by the defeat, but above all at leaving my brothers. But I am proud of the colour of my skin. Proud to be French, Senegalese, Neapolitan: a man."