I am expecting the racist ‘idiots’ to be punished- Antonio Rudiger


Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger reacts to racist abuse

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has revealed that he is expecting a positive outcome from the investigations Tottenham Hotspurs are conducting with respect to racists abuse meted against him.

Rudiger in a post on social media indicated that with the modernity and technology at the Tottenham Hotspurs stadium, he expects the “idiots” who abused him to be found and punished.

Rudiger also in a tweet stated that he has received lots of supporting messages from some fans of Tottenham Hostspurs and believes that not everyon is interested in abusing people.

“It is really sad to see racism again at a football match, but I think it’s very important to talk about it in public.

“If not, it will be forgotten again in a couple of days as always. I don’t want to involve Tottenham as an entire club into this situation as I know that just a couple of idiots were the offenders.

“I got a lot of supportive messages on social media from Spurs fans as well in the last hours — thank you a lot for this​“I really hope that the offenders will be found and punished soon.

“And in such a modern ground like the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with dozens of TV and security cameras, it must be possible to find and subsequently punish them.

“If not, then there must have been witnesses in the stadium who saw and heard the incident.” He said.

Antonio Rudiger made complains to the referee during Chelsea’s 1-2 victory against Tottenham Hotspurs that some racist chants were being directed at him.

The referee in reacting to the issue had to stop the match for some minutes until the issue calmed down.

Tottenham have also released a statement in which the club stated that they have initiated investigations into the allegations and that they will bring the culprits to book.

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