Richarlison was the sufferer of racial abuse throughout Brazil’s 5-1 win in opposition to Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday night.
The Tottenham ahead scored the second of the Selecao’s 5 targets at Parc des Princes, however a banana was thrown at him from the stands throughout his celebrations.
The incident got here after Brazil had posed with an anti-racism banner previous to kick-off which learn: “With out our Black gamers, we would not have stars on our shirts.”
Following the match, Brazil’s soccer federation tweeted: “After Brazil’s second purpose, a banana was thrown in direction of Richarlison. The CBF reinforces its stance in opposition to discrimination and vehemently repudiates yet one more episode of racism in soccer. Whether or not on or off the sector, attitudes like this can’t be tolerated.”
Richarlison additionally took to Twitter post-match, commenting: “So long as it is ‘blah blah blah’ and so they do not punish, it can proceed like this, taking place daily and all over the place. No time bro!”
The incident solid a darkish cloud over what was in any other case a nice night for Brazil. Two targets from Barcelona winger Raphinha, a penalty from a reinvigorated Neymar and one from Flamengo ahead Pedro along with Richarlison’s strike capped off the Selecao’s pre-World Cup marketing campaign and head to Qatar among the many favourites.