Disgusting chant of the Nice fans about Emiliano Sala

In the 9th minute, the fans began to sing: «He is an Argentine who does not know how to swim well… Emiliano underwater», alluding to the plane crash that led to the death of the former striker in January 2019

Nice fans insulted Emiliano Sala with indecent chants

Nice fans insulted Emiliano Sala with indecent chants

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The world of football is still a nest of disgusting reactions from many fans. Homophobia and racism fill the stadiums, but the thing does not stop there. The dead are no longer respected, as is the case with Emiliano Salaformer Argentine striker who died in January 2019 as the victim of a tragic plane crash while crossing the English Channel in a small plane.

Sala was going from France to England after his signing for Cardiff City from the Nantes. And it was precisely a match that yesterday, Wednesday, the French team had against Nice which has caused one of the most indecent scenes, when part of the Nice fans began to sing profanities against the Argentine. «He’s an Argentine who doesn’t know how to swim well… Emiliano underwater…»

In an official note, the French club condemned the attitude of the fans and asked for respect for Sala’s family and the memory of the former striker. «OGC Nice strongly condemns the song about Emiliano Sala heard on Wednesday night at the Allianz Riviera. The club does not recognize its values ​​or those of the entire red and black family in this unthinkable and abject provocation of a minority of its fans. OGC Nice sends their support for the family and loved ones of Emiliano Sala,» the statement said.

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