- Cristiano Ronaldo has slammed fans who allegedly racially abused Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly during his side’s Serie A cracker with Inter Milan
- Koulibaly was also sent-off despite been subjected to racial abuse by a cross-section of the fans
- An Inter Milan supporter was also tragically killed in a van accident at the San Siro about one hour to the game
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday drummed for "education and respect" after Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly suffered racist abuse on Boxing Day during his side's clash with Inter Milan.
Napoli’s boss, Carlo Ancelotti, also commented on the incident that marred his side’s 1-0 loss to Inter in Serie A fixture at the San Siro.
The Senegal international also saw Red during the encounter after picking up two yellow cards.
Ronaldo and other football stars took to social media on Thursday to rally behind support for Koulibaly.
Below are some messages of support from football stars:
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that the death of an Inter Milan fan may force Italian FA boss to suspend action in the Italian topflight indefinitely after the ugly scenes during Inter Milan's Serie A clash with Napoli on Boxing Day.
According to a UK Sun report, Italian FA's president Gabriele Gravina is now considering desperate to end a re occurrence, and could likely call-off all games in the Italian topflight top-flight football.
The report further revealed that the Inter Milan fan identified as 35-year-old Daniele Belardinelli, Inter ultra from Varese.was reportedly hit by a vehicle belonging to Napoli supporters, died as a result of injuries outside the stadium.
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