African star subs himself after racism

African Football

FC Porto and Mali striker Moussa Marega attempted to substitute himself on Sunday after a horrific racism incident involving fans of his former club.

Marega, 28, netted the winning goal on the hour mark in the 2-1 victory over Vitoria de Guimaraes and as he celebrated, fans at the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques began to hurl monkey charts.

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The striker who spent a season on loan at the club in the 2016/17 season notably lost control of his emotions and attempted to walk off the pitch but was physically restrained by both sets of players.

Visibly distraught by the racist chants, the Mali international showed thumbs down towards the Vitoria fans that enjoyed 25 goals from him during his temporary spell at the club.

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After the game, Marega took to social media to call out the incident in which he received a yellow card after attempting to walk off the pitch in protest.

"I would just like to tell these idiots who come to the stadium to make racist shouts, go f#$& yourself," he wrote on his official Instagram account.

"And I also thank the referees for not defending me and for giving me a yellow card because I defend my skin colour.

"I hope I never meet you on the football field again! YOU ARE A SHAME!"

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