AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has come out to defend himself in opposition to accusations he aimed racist slurs at Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku throughout the Coppa Italia quarterfinal on Tuesday.
In an Instagram publish, he made it clear there isn’t any place for racism in “Zlatan’s world.”
Ibrahimovic and Lukaku, who performed collectively at Manchester United, had an offended trade on the finish of the primary half, earlier than they needed to be stored aside because the gamers left the pitch on the break.
The referee cautioned the duo, earlier than displaying one other yellow card to Ibrahimovic and sending it off for a foul on Aleksandar Kolarov within the second half.
AC Milan went on to lose 2-1.
The BBC claimed Ibrahimovic had mentioned “go do your voodoo” to Lukaku, an obvious reference to 2018 feedback from Everton proprietor Farhad Moshiri that the Belgian turned down a proposal to remain in Merseyside on the recommendation of a “voodoo message.”
Nevertheless, Ibrahimovic has now mentioned: “In Zlatan’s world there isn’t any place for racism.
“We’re all the identical race — we’re all equal. We’re all gamers some higher then others.”
The Italian Soccer Federation is more likely to decide on the matter on Friday.