Inter Milan fans’ group defend monkey chants aimed at Romelu Lukaku by Cagliari supporters

A part of the Inter Milan ultras group’Curva Nord’ have insisted that the monkey chants directed at Romelu Lukaku by Cagliari fans weren’t meant to be racist.
Lukaku, who signed from Manchester United Inter last month, he demanded action from the soccer authorities after he had been abused during Sunday’s 2-1 triumph.
A group referred to as’L’Urlo Della Nord’ say Lukaku”has to comprehend” that – from Italy – lovers have”ways simply to help our teams and also to attempt to create opponents nervous” – and they do not believe them to be more displaced.
In an announcement on Facebook, the team said:”Hi Romelu, we are writing you on behalf of Curva Nord, yes the men who welcomed you at your arrival in Milan. We are very sorry you believed was still racist.
“You have to understand that Italy is not like a number of other north European countries where racism is a real issue. We know that it might have seemed racist for you but it is not like that.
“In Italy we use several”ways” simply to”help our teams” and also to try to create our opponents stressed, maybe not for racism but to jumble up them.
“We are a multi-ethnic buffs business and we’ve consistently welcomed players from anywhere. We have always used that’way’ before with other teams’ players and we likely will later on.
“We are not racist and so aren’t the Cagliari fans.”
The statement went on to argue that the fight against racism shouldn’t start in football stadiums however in universities, and that fans behave differently in stadiums than at the world.
On Tuesdaythe Italian league’s disciplinary judge says he needed more proof before making a decision if Cagliari ought to be punished for its chants, which judge Gerardo Mastrandrea didn’t refer to as”racist” in his weekly report.
Lukaku transformed the winning penalty from the match, and then as they led the monkey chants at him glared at home fans behind the goal of Inter.
As was when he played against Cagliari for Juventus last season everton forward Moise Kean was subject to abuse.
The Italian team did not sanction Cagliari for incident, nor did they perform this when Sulley Muntari was abused by the supporters of precisely the team in 2017.

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