Juventus Sentenced to Close Tribune for Racist Cheers
In the semi-finals of the Italian Cup, the black and white team was sentenced to close the stands due to racist chants against Inter’s Belgian football player Romelu Lukaku in the first match where Juventus hosted Inter and ended 1-1.
According to a written statement from Serie A League Management, the south back of the goal tribune was closed for 1 game due to racist and discriminatory chants against the Belgian scorer of the visiting team, Lukaku, in the last moments of the Juventus-Inter match in the cup semi-finals. In addition, Juventus was fined 4,000 euros for foreign materials thrown onto the field.
It was stated that two fans, one under the age of 18, who were stated to have started racist chants against Lukaku, were detected by Juventus from the camera recordings and that the adult of these people would be banned from the stands for life.
After the tense Juventus-Inter game, Kylian Mbappe, Andre Onana, Denzel Dumfries, Achraf Hakimi, Vinicius Jr. Many support messages came to Lukaku from the star names of the football world, such as
Serie A League Management sports judgment banned Juventus’ Cuadrado 3 matches, Interli Handanovic and Romelu Lukaku 1 each, and Aiwu from Cremoneseli 1 match, who received a red card in the semi-finals of the cup.