Vincent Kompany stated he and his Anderlecht players underwent abuse throughout their 2-2 draw away at Club Brugge on Sunday; Kompany: "I leave this match disgusted. My staff and I were insulted throughout the whole game. Racist insults that were aimed at the players too"
Anderlecht manager Vincent Kompany stated he was "disgusted" after getting racist abuse from Club Brugge supporters in Sunday's 2-2 draw.The 35-year-old former Manchester City skipper stated some of his players and staff were also targeted.
" I leave this match revolted. My staff and I were insulted throughout the entire game. Racist insults that were focused on the players too," Kompany informed broadcaster Eleven." The day ends badly. I'm going to get together with my staff and individuals who matter to me. We ought to not still need to go through this."
Club Brugge "condemned" the behaviour.
" These individuals are not agent of the values and standards of our club and have no place in Jan Breydel Stadium," the club tweeted.Anderlecht defender Wesley Hoedt stated the abuse was "not part of football"." Things like this don't belong here. Of course, we can't alter that much, but it has to originate from the Pro League and individuals themselves," Hoedt said.
Sky Sports News was approved special access to follow PC Stuart Ward - West Midlands Police football hate crime officer - as he examined reports of racist abuse.
Belgium international Romelu Lukaku called for an action from the football authorities. " An icon like Vincent Kompany has been insulted since of his skin colour ... Enough suffices ... take genuine action now," the Chelsea forward wrote on Instagram.
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