Friday, September 29, 2023

Djibril Cisse alleges 15-year-old teammate of son was racially abused during Liverpool v Juventus youth game

Former France striker Djibril Cisse has hit out at an alleged racist incident during a Liverpool youth game in which his son was playing.

Cisse, who played for the Reds from 2004 to 2007, currently has a son called Prince playing in the clubs academy.

Cisse posted the allegation on InstagramGetty

Cisse hit out at the alleged abuse@djibrilcisse1981

Liverpool’s U16s were taking on Juventus in the Next Generation Trophy 2023, and Cisse alleges that the game had to be stopped after a racist term was used by a 15-year-old from the opposing team.

Writing to his 2million Instagram followers, Cisse said: “Now it’s too much.

“During the game @LiverpoolFC vs @Juventus under 16s (my son Prince Cisse was playing) a kid from Juventus called a @LiverpoolFC a n****.

“The @LiverpoolFC staff had to stop the game. @Juventus what are you gonna do now?

“It’s a f****** shame. 15 years old kid @Juventus, you better act strongly now and shame.”

Reports in Italy from claim that after the match Juventus’ coach took the child to the Liverpool dressing room to apologise personally.

They also state that ‘Juventus and the club communicated that disciplinary and educational measures will be taken against the boy’.

Along with playing for Liverpool, Cisse’s son Prince has also turned out for Wales’ U16s due to his mother being from the country.

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