It has been revealed why Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and co refused to carry on playing against Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday evening after the game was halted in the first half.
Istanbul Basaksehir assistant manager Pierre Webowas subjected to racist abuse which led to the last Group game between both sides ended prematurely.
The former Cameroun star spoke about the incident after it was officially called off.”We protested a foul, there were four or five of us on the bench and the fourth official said ‘send that black guy off”, he told Onda Cero.
“It’s incredible, “Former Newcastle and Chelsea striker Demba Ba confronted the official as to why he referred to him by race.
“Why do you have to say ‘black guy’? You would never do that for a white guy,” Ba was heard saying.
UEFA is expected to take the necessary action as the remainder of the clash between both teams is scheduled for later today.