Edinson Cavani was suspended for three games by the Football Association after the Uruguayan striker defeated Southampton and used the word “Negrito” in an Instagram post. The FA decided it was discriminatory in nature and charged him with fraud. Cavani has decided not to challenge the three-game ban issued by the FA.He misses matches against Aston Villa, Manchester City and Watford
Edinson Cavani was banned from three games after Manchester United strikers used the word “Negrito” in social media posts.
Cavani sent a message to a friend after winning the match against Southampton last month, but the FA found it inherently discriminatory and charged him with illegal activity.
The 33-year-old Uruguayan had to respond until January 4, but decided not to challenge the allegations with a ban on at least three games.
Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has been suspended for three games by FA
Cavani used the word “negrito” when replying to messages on his Instagram account
Uruguay striker Cavani, 33, posted a message on Instagram in reply to a friend after scoring two goals in United’s 3-2 victory in Southampton on November 29.
Premier League unless otherwise stated
* Game Cavani misses
Friday Aston Villa (H) *
January 6 Manchester City (H) *
Carabao Cup Semifinal
January 9 Watford (H) *
FA Cup 3rd round
January 12 Burnley (A)
January 17 Liverpool (A)
January 20 Fulham (A)
He will miss the Premier League match against Aston Villa, the EFL Cup semifinals against Manchester City and the FA Cup match against Watford and will be free to return to Liverpool on January 17th. ..
The statement issued by the FA said: November 29, 2020.
Comments posted on Manchester United’s FC striker Instagram page were insulting, abusive and inappropriate, and violated FA Rule E3.1, damaging the game’s reputation.
“Posts also constitute a” worse violation “as defined in FA Rule E3.2. This includes references to color and / or racial and / or ethnic origin, whether express or implied.
“A separate regulatory committee will be appointed to determine sanctions, and the written reasons will be announced in due course.”
A statement from United said: ‘As he said, Edinson Cavani was unaware that his words could have been misunderstood, and he sincerely apologized to the post and the offended person.
“Despite his honest belief that he simply sent loving thanks in response to a congratulatory message from a close friend, he respected the fight between FA and football racism, In solidarity, I chose not to challenge the prosecution.
Cavani celebrates scoring with Southampton – one of Manchester United’s four goals
Losing Cavani is a nuisance for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but the punishment can be exacerbated because the minimum suspension period for this type of attack is three games.
“It’s clear that context and intent are important factors, but keep in mind that an independent regulatory committee had to impose a minimum of three game interruptions.
“The club reveals that an independent regulatory committee revealed that Edinson Cavani was not a racist and had no racist intent in connection with his post for written reasons. believe.”
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