The Mexican Soccer Federation defended this Wednesday to Gerardo Martinotechnician of Tricolorafter the fans in the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Californiaabused him with booing and bathing from the standsafter the defeat of the national team 3-2 against Colombia.
Through a statement, the FMF condemned the actions of a certain sector of the fans, which was shown very upset with Argentine strategist for the defeat against the coffee team, after the Mexican team had a v2-0 partial lead at halftime.
The Mexican Football Federation condemns and condemns any form of violence and urges all fans to respect and promote the values of Nuestro Fútbol, such as respect for the rules and healthy coexistence on and off the pitch.#FMFforOurFootball pic.twitter.com/J5LyOXCr9E
– Mexican Football Federation (@FMF) September 28, 2022
The Mexican Football Federation condemns and condemns any form of violence and urges all fans to respect and promote the values of Nuestro Futbol, such as respect for the rules and healthy coexistence on and off the pitch.
At the end of the friendly match held in Levi’s Stadium came the cry of “Get out Daddy!” and on the way to the locker room, Gerard Martin, together with his technical assistant George Theiler, they received a bath as they passed.
First heard the homophobic scream which forced to activate the antidiscrimination protocol and the suspension of the match for one minute.
Then it exploded “Get out Daddy! Daddy out!“, because the Mexican team was overwhelmed in the second half by the Colombians.
The claims did not end with the end of the match, as they continued throughout Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino’s journey towards the locker room and the videos show the various objects that are thrown against the Argentine coach, at the access to the tunnel to leave the court.
Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino, At a press conference, he assured that his team was not surpassed by the representative of Colombia, even though he lost a two-goal lead. The fans, for their part, reject the coach of the Mexican National Team and repeat the “Tata out!” in each stadium that the Tricolor visits.
😳 “Mexico will never dominate a match during the 90 minutes”, were the words of Gerardo Martino after the defeat against Colombia 🇲🇽❌
Do you agree with the statements of ‘Tata’?
– AS Mexico (@ASMexico) September 28, 2022
(With information from ESPN)