Man United Striker Cavani Facing Ban Over Instagram Post

Man United Striker Cavani Facing Ban Over Instagram Post
Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani is facing a three-match ban after he deleted a social media post deemed ‘racist’.

The Uruguayan posted a ‘racist’ celebratory comment on Instagram after his brace helped Man United earned a comeback win at Southampton on Sunday afternoon.

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His comment was a reply to a fan, who praised him for his impressive showing in the match. The fan posted ‘Asi te queiro Matador’ in Spanish, which translates to: “I love you, Matador!”

Cavani replied on his Instagram story: “Gracias Negrito!”

which can be translated as ‘thank you little black one’.

But he deleted the post after how the wording could be interpreted in the UK.

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The English FA will look into the post and if found guilty will be sanctioned.   

The FA rules, sent out to all clubs and players – via the PFA – state: “Where an offence is in writing only or via any communication device the absolute minimum match-based sanction in such cases will be three games.”

Source: www.Ghgossip.com