Moussa Marega Blast Vitoria de Guimaraes Fans For Racially Abusing Him.

Porto forward Moussa Marega walked off the field of play during their game against Vitoria Guimaraes on Sunday, after facing racist abuse from the opposition fans.

28-year-old Marega received monkey like chants from home fans in Porto's game away to Vitoria SC in the Primeira Liga on Sunday. D.Jesus opened the scoring with an own goal for Porto in the 10th minutes of the game, before B.Duarte equalized at the beginning of the second half in the 49th minutes, M. Marega then scored the second for Porto in the 60th minutes, a goal that proved to be the winner before he started to walk off the pitch in the 69th minutes of the match. in a bid to subtitute himself after being racially abused.

The Malian forward raised his middle fingers to the Vitoria fans in anger for their disgusting action, while storming off the pitch in a bid to subtitute himself. Teammates tried to calm him from leaving the pitch but all to no avail.

The game finally ended 2-1 at full time in favor of the away side Porto.

CloudNine Sports understands that Moussa Marega was a former Vitoria de Guimarães player on loan from Porto in the 2016/17 season, before returning back to Porto in the summer of 2017. He scored 13 goals in his 25 appearance with the club.

Moussa Marega then took to his Instagram handle saying :
 ”To those idiots that go to the stadium to shout racist chants, go fuck yourselves. 
I'm also grateful to the ref for not defending me and for giving me a yellow card for defending my skin colour. I hope I never see you on a pitch again. You're a disgrace."

Porto Coach Sergio Conceicao condemned the racist actions of the Vitoria de Guimarães fans saying via the club official Twitter handle;
"We are completely indignant with what happened.
 I know the passion that exists for the Vitoria and I think that most of the fans do not see them-selves in the attitude of some people who have insulted Moussa since the warm up".

"We are family regardless of Nationality, Skin Color, Hair Color. 
We are humans and we deserve respect. What happened here is very unfortunate".

The President of Vitoria de Guimarães Miguel Pinto Lisboa, also expressed his disapproval of the extremely unpleasant actions by the club fans involved but then also tried to excuse them via the clubs website saying;
“At Vitória we have players of all colors, all races and all creeds. We promote gender and race equality in sport and we do not engage in behaviors that may harm that equality.
“If any supporter of Vitoria was guilty of this behavior, we will take the corresponding measures but it seems to me that there was also some provocative behaviour intended to set things alight.
“You can see the player’s action in the television replays.
“The case is not unprecedented, as Marega was once a player of our club and also wanted to leave the field here, after something which was nothing to do with racism.”

Porto’s match report on their website described the situation as "a very sad one, and that should make the Guimaraes club and Portuguese football bury their heads in shame”.

Some other football clubs and personalities have condemned the silly racist actions against Marega and are standing solidly with him:

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