CorSera: Kessie suffers more racial abuse after scoring penalty vs. Genoa

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie was the victim of yet more racial abuse in the 2-1 win over Genoa on Saturday, a report claims.

During the game at Hellas Verona last month, the Ivorian received a hostile reception from the home crowd, with the general consensus being that it was racial abuse.

Verona hit back at those claims instead asking for ‘respect’ in a statement on their official Twitter account, claiming that the noises being made were boos and not ‘monkey chants’.

Despite the media attention, the Sporting Judge did not even mention any incident regarding Verona’s fans during the game against Milan, meaning there was no investigation or punishment.

According to il Corriere della Sera – as cited by Calciomercato.com – Kessie was subject to yet more shocking abuse after scoring his penalty at the Marassi on Saturday night.

Rafael Leao had drawn a handball and a red card from Davide Biraschi, and Kessie stepped up to calmly covert the spot kick and give Milan a 2-1 lead that they would eventually hold onto.

However, the report claims that after scoring, racist chants and gestures rained down from some home supporters at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.


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