Chelsea have come to the defense of Gallagher, who has been accused of racist behaviour


He Chelsea He came out on Wednesday in defense of one of his fans’ most beloved players in his quarry, Conor Gallagherfollowing a video that went viral and as a result the ‘blue’ and English team midfielder was accused of racist behaviour.

In the video you see Gallagher in the locker room tunnel before last Saturday’s game against the Burnley (2-2). The controversy came from the fact that the media shook the hand of a child – with white skin – who was going to the farm with him and, even though he touched his shoulder, he did not “bump” him into another child – black – who held out a hand. for a few seconds. The said young fan was soon after one of the two comrades in the field Gallagher, who hugged them on the shoulder.

The Stamford Bridge club released this statement on Wednesday: “Chelsea Football Club has become aware of a video circulating on social networks of Saturday’s match against Burnley and which is taken completely out of context.”

“The subsequent level of abuse and defamatory comments directed at Conor Gallagher is completely unacceptable.”

“We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive club where people from all cultures, communities and identities are welcome.”

Source: La Verdad


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