Jose Mourinho, Chelsea Apologize To Paris Racism Victim

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Chelsea football club and Jose Mourinho have apologized to Souleymane S., the victim of the Paris train racism incident.

Souleymane was pushed back when he tried to enter a train bus full of Chelsea fans after the club’s 1-1 draw with PSG.

“I’d like to make clear, on behalf of everyone at the club, our disgust at the incident. We were appalled by what we saw,” a club spokesman said on Friday.

“The club would also like to apologise unreservedly to Souleymane for the behaviour of a small number of individuals and their unforgivable action towards him. We’re writing to him to apologise and to invite him to come to a game as our guest.”

Jose Mourinho revealed that he was ashamed by the incident.

“We feel ashamed but maybe we shouldn’t because I refuse to be connected with these people,” Mourinho said. “I’m connected with Chelsea and the many good things this club defends. I left Chelsea in 2007 and I couldn’t wait to be back.

“I felt ashamed when I knew what happened, but I repeat I’m a proud Chelsea manager because I know what this club is.”



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