Giorgio Chiellini ’embarrassed about’ bigoted maltreatment of Napoli players by Fiorentina fans

Giorgio Chiellini 'embarrassed about' bigoted maltreatment of Napoli players by Fiorentina fans

From the section European Football

Giorgio Chiellini

Chiellini assisted Italy with winning Euro 2020 in the mid year

Italy and Juventus focus back Giorgio Chiellini says he is “embarrassed” of the bigoted maltreatment Fiorentina fans focused on Napoli players.

Kalidou Koulibaly and Napoli partner Victor Osimhen nitty gritty via online media the bigoted maltreatment they got during Sunday’s 2-1 success at the Florence club.

Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, borrowed at Napoli from Fulham, was likewise apparently focused on by home fans.

“We need laws and decides that are applied,” said Chiellini, 37.

“I was embarrassed, as an Italian and a Tuscan, likewise on the grounds that Italy is certainly not a bigoted country for me.

“Something more should be done, in any case from outside we give a terrible picture of ourselves.”

Senegalese protector Koulibaly has said bigoted fans should be “kept out of arenas always”, while Nigeria forward Osimhen called for allies to “see that it is so nauseating to abhor an individual on account of the shade of their skin”.

Fiorentina said the club communicated “the most firm and cruel judgment for the scenes of prejudice that occurred” and say CCTV film from the game will be given to the specialists to help recognize the “offenders”.

The Italian Football Federation has opened an examination concerning the occurrence.

An examination has additionally been opened into supposed bigoted serenades by Lazio fans focused on AC Milan’s on-advance Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.