Cesar Azpilicueta was seen accompanying Antonio Rudiger when Chelsea’s defender report a racial abuse incident to the referee. On the 63rd minute Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta were seen talking to the referee, and at that time, Antonio Ruediger mimicking a monkey gesture, replicating what fans had done to him previously.
What happened at that time was, Antonio Rudiger, saw a Tottenham Hotspur fans abusing him by mimicking a monkey gesture, right after Son Heung Min had a straight red card for violent conduct after appearing to kick out Antonio Rudiger after he had been failed inside the Chelsea half, with the home side already trailing 2-0. After seeing that, Antonio Rudiger reports the act to his captain, Cesar Azpilicueta, and right after that, they are heading to the referee and told what happened. And because of the report, the Premier League Anti-Discrimination Protocol being used for the first time ever.
A total of three announcements was heard on the Tottenham Hotspur stadium following the incident, said Racist behavior among spectators is interfering with the game. Please remember that racism has no place in football,”. Tottenham Hotspur as the host immediately launched an investigation full-time.
They’ve Been Told To Report It Straight To The Referee
Cesar Azpilicueta explains how he dealt with the situation after Rudiger told him he was being racially abused. He said they’ve been told to report if any incidents of racism happen straight away to the referee. To be exact, they’ve been told that every time they have meetings with the Premier League and the referees. That’s also said before the game. So Cesar Azpilicueta had done what he’s been told all along.
Cesar Azpilucueta told sports betting Malaysia, at that time Antonio Rudiger came to him and told him that he had listened to racist songs towards him, so he just reported it to the referee immediately. And he left it to the referee to do his job and continue the game. The Spanish player also said that they are all very concerned and aware of racism behavior, altogether they have to stop it.