Juventus has apologized for posting a racist picture on Twitter.
The Juventus ladies’s crew shared a picture of defender Cecilia Salvai sporting a cone as a hat and slanting her eyes along with her fingers, which follows dangerous, longstanding caricatures of individuals from Asia.
The one caption that accompanied the image was of a face between two arms to duplicate Salvai’s expression.
What has been stated?
The tweet was condemned as racist and finally deleted earlier than the Bianconeri account posted an apology.
It learn: “We sincerely apologise that our tweet, which was not meant to trigger controversy or have any racial undertones, could have offended anybody.
“Juventus has at all times been in opposition to racism and discrimination.”
What else was stated?
The Italian membership didn’t make any additional remark relating to the picture.
Nevertheless, the membership’s apology didn’t fulfill a lot of their followers, as a number of accounts took situation with the insistence that Salvai’s pose was not meant to “have any racial undertones”.
In the meantime, Salvai’s newest Instagram put up has been flooded with feedback calling her out for the gesture.
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