Inter midfielder Adelsenon speaks for the 6th round of the Brasilia Rao, in Beira-Rio, during a 2-2 draw between the two teams on Saturday night, after the Corinthians accused Rafael Ramos of racism. Of
The Inter captain lodged a complaint with the police after the match in a Beira-Rio room and left the stadium without speaking to the press. He repeated the accusation during a demonstration on social media. Raphael Ramos was charged with racial slurs in Flagrant Delecto and was released after posting a R 10,000 bond.
– Good night, logo, just passing by to comment. I know what I heard, I probably didn’t react the way I should have, because it happened to me for the first time and it bothers me that I get distracted besides playing football. I live – they say, text
The Colorado midfielder also said that he sought Rafael Ramos after the match in the hope of apologizing. According to Inter President Alessandro Barcellos, it was only then that he decided to suppress the allegations.
– I looked for this player to take responsibility and apologize to me, after all we all make mistakes and we have the right to admit it the way we look at things. But he kept saying that I had misunderstood. I did not misunderstand him, I searched for him because I respect some members of the Corinthians and to give him a chance to save himself – he reported.
Referee Bráulio da Silva Machado reported an alleged racist act in the summary of the match. According to the document, Adelson said he was angry with the words “go to hell,” while Rafael Ramos reported that he said “go to hell.”
Corinthians football director Roberto de Andrews told the press before the summary was released that Rafael Ramos had denied any racist crimes. According to the manager, the player may have said: “Brother, go to hell”.
30 minutes into the second half – Confusion for the match between Corinthians and Inter
Confusion began in the 30th minute of the second half. Adelson and Rafael Ramos were knocked out after a move from the right side of the attack. The Colorado player then addressed referee Brolio da Silva Machado, and the game was stopped for about four minutes.
Ramos was substituted in the second half and was not interviewed on the field trip. Adelson also refused to speak as he walked to the dressing rooms in Beira-Rio. According to Barcelona, the player was very sad about this incident.
In an official note, Inter regretted this fact. Colorado’s vice president of football, Emilio Papalio Zen, also made a statement in the Bera-Rio mixed zone without answering questions from the press.
– It is unacceptable that such realities still exist in 2022, there is no room for racism in our society. The People’s Club reiterates that it rejects any act of bias and supports its players – quotes a text.
See Adenlson’s full statement
Good night everyone It bothers me that I keep drawing attention to myself, other than playing football (those who know me know it). Because of the insult to my skin tone, my reaction was to play Don’t stop, because the game was good and at the same time I didn’t want it. The proportion he did, just because I never went through it, I looked for the player to come out and apologize to me. After all we all make mistakes and we have the right to admit it in our own way but he kept saying that I was misunderstood, I did not understand that I did this because of my respect for some members of Corinthians Searching for, and to give him a chance to save himself, because regardless of our color, the character will always speak loudly, however I apologize for not being ready to respond to anything. ں۔۔ One of these types. “
Adenelson, from Inter, says he was racially abused by Rafael Ramos of Corinthians – Photo: Silvio Aveila / Getty Images