Madrid coach speaks out after allegations of racist slurs against Mouctar Diakhaby during Cadiz v Valencia game
After the allegations of racist insults towards Mouctar Diakhaby and the interruption of the La Liga meeting this Sunday between Cadiz and Valencia, Real Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane advocated zero tolerance.
“These are serious things. I wasn’t in the field so I don’t know exactly what happened. But I’m just saying, and it’s my feeling, that when it comes to racism, you really have to have zero tolerance, ”said the French coach at a press conference before the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League. Real against Liverpool on Tuesday night.
La Liga will investigate
This Monday morning in training, the players and members of the staff of Valencia gathered behind the French defender Mouctar Diakhaby, right hand straight ahead, palm apart, to express their opposition to racism. “La Liga condemns racism in all its forms”, for its part declared the Spanish authority to AFP, recalling that it “takes seriously any accusation of racism”.
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