After the French football team lost the World Cup final to Argentina on penalties on Sunday, the French Football Federation (FFF) condemned the racial abuse aimed at the players online and promised to take action.
Racist chants were heard when French forward Kingsley Coman and midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni both missed penalties in the championship game. So says a Monday BBC news article.
French Football Federation slams racism after World Cup loss
The French Football Federation (FFF) criticized the racial insults. The insults were thrown at the players online after the French team lost the World Cup final to Argentina. It was on penalties on Sunday and promised to take action.
French forward Kingsley Coman and midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni received racist comments after they both missed penalties in the final. It was according to a report from the BBC published on Monday. Coman’s penalty kick was saved by Argentina’s Emiliano Martinez, while Tchouameni’s attempt went high.
But France ultimately came up short as Argentina won the match. Bayern Munich, where Coman plays for, also spoke out against the racist insults made about the 26-year-old earlier.
“Following the World Cup final, several players of the French national team were subjected to unacceptable racist and hateful comments on social networks,” the FFF said on Twitter.
“The FFF condemns them and will file a complaint against their authors.”