T.here is high drama MLS later san jose earthquake Player said he heard a racist remark new york red bulls player.
During Saturday’s match between the two teams, san jose earthquake striker Jeremy Ebobis heard racist remarks from red bulls player, but he refused to say either.
The alleged incident occurred in the 54th minute of the match and is currently being investigated by MLS.
Evobis He also explained that his team nearly left the field after the incident, resulting in 21 minutes of extra time.
At the press conference Evobis I will explain why. earthquake continue the game. That’s because the player in question was just speaking in general rather than specifically speaking to another player.
“A racist remark was made – I don’t think it was directed at me. Evobis said after the game. “From there, anyone can make some guesses as to what it was intended for, and that’s what the investigation yields.
“It’s important to dig out all the facts. I want to be as open as possible here. There are a lot of uncertainties here. I want to respect what will hopefully be a robust investigation.” I think it’s a difficult situation and I’m grateful to my teammates.
“What’s important to share is that you know what I’ve heard and why, after a long conversation, we felt the need to continue the game.
“Whether it’s a well-meaning comment or not will be known as the investigation progresses. But it’s a difficult moment where players have to take responsibility and manage all kinds of emotions because the system isn’t robust enough. .”