Manchester United striker, Edinson Cavani has come out to apologize for his offensive social media post after the victory vs Southampton.
Cavani recently revealed that the word was intended as an affectionate greeting to a friend, and it was not mallicious in any way.
According to him, the last thing he wanted to do was cause offence to anyone, as he is also completely opposed to racism.
He added that he deleted the message immediately someone explained that it can be interpreted differently.
His words, “The message I posted after the game on Sunday was intended as an affectionate greeting to a friend, thanking him for his congratulations after the game.
“The last thing I wanted to do was cause offence to anyone. I am completely opposed to racism and deleted the message as soon as it was explained that it can be interpreted differently. I would like to sincerely apologise for this.”
MUFC added, “It is clear to us that there was absolutely no malicious intent behind Edinson’s message and he deleted it as soon as he was informed that it could be misconstrued.
“Edinson has issued an apology for any unintentional offence caused. Manchester United and all of our players are fully committed to the fight against racism.”