January 5 News In this round of Serie A, Umtiti was racially discriminated against by Lazio fans. FIFA President Infantino called for an end to racism.
In the 16th round of Serie A last night, Lecce beat Lazio 2-1 at home.
The French defender Umtiti, who was loaned to Lecce by Barcelona this season, started and played the whole game. However, during the game, Lazio fans kept racistly insulting Umtiti and another Lecce black player, Bonda, which led to
The referee once suspended the game for 2 minutes to deal with the matter.
Lazio may be punished for such violations by fans.
FIFA President Infantino also noticed this. He posted a photo of Umtiti on his social media and said: "My solidarity with Umtiti and Bonda. Let us speak out:
Stop the racism! The vast majority of good fans stand up and shut up all racists forever!"