Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo sent a passionate message to Napoli and Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly after the central defender was racially abuse at Giuseppe Mezza on Wednesday night.
Kalidou Koulibaly was abused for his skin colour by Inter Milan supporters in their clash with Napoli. Inter went on to grab all three points but the Senegalese is no doubt left with a scar.
Ronaldo understanding the emotional implication of the scar on the Afralican born footballer has expressed his supporter for the player on his ever viewed and followed Instagram account.
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward posted a picture together with the Senegalese international with a message written in Italian. “Education and respect are needed in the world and in football. No to racism and to any offense and discrimination “,
Meanwhile Ronaldo scored a crucial goal to ensure 10-man Juventus grabbed a 2-2 draw at Atlanta. The Portuguese international was on the bench when Juventus fell a goal behind and a man down despite drawing first blood with Paulo Dybala. However the Portuguese international was at the right place and time to connect to head home the leveller.