The Portuguese Manchester City player Bernardo Silva will miss the clash against Chelsea in the Premier League. In question ? A tweet related to racism towards his partner Benjamin Mendy.
Trained in Benfica, it is in our championship that the winger Bernardo Silva was revealed. Main artisan with Mbappe of the Monegasque epic in European Cup, he quickly left. Under the direction of Pep Guardiola, he is now one of the best players in the world. But he has just had a bad week.
Only scorer of his team against Liverpool, Bernardo Silva could not avoid the defeat of his (1-3). But in addition to this defeat, he is suspended for the next game against Chelsea. An important match because it will oppose the 3rd to the 4th. But his partners will have to do without him. He was suspended a match for a racist tweet. An affair that will make a lot of people talk.
BERNARDO SILVA SUSPENDED FOR RACISM!
Very teasing, Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva are used to small jokes on social networks. On September 23, the Portuguese gave the cover with a joke that has not passed. Next to a picture of his boyfriend, he thought it was good to put a drawing of a black plump child. In legend, he adds “Guess who”. A controversy then arrived.
If coach Pep Guardiola and his friend Benjamin Mendy assured that it was a joke, the controversy grew. A few days later, he had tweeted. “You can not make a joke to a friend right now.” The British Federation has studied the case. Then gave his verdict. The Portuguese player is suspended for the next league match.
So bad joke or racist gesture? The FA has trenched.