Troyes claims South Korean striker Suk Hyun-jun suffered racist abuse in Marseille clash


Troyes claims South Korean striker Suk Hyun-jun suffered racist abuse in Ligue 1 clash in Marseille – which was played behind closed doors

  • Troyes claims striker Suk Hyun-jun suffered racial abuse in Marseille game
  • The Ligue 1 match was played behind closed doors at the Stade Vélodrome
  • But Troyes claims Amazon TV broadcaster captured insults on their microphones











South Korean striker Suk Hyun-jun from Troyes was allegedly the victim of racist abuse during his Ligue 1 match against Marseille last weekend, according to his club.

The match was played behind closed doors at the Stade Vélodrome but Troyes said racist slurs were aimed at Suk, without further details.

“Troyes has been informed, after viewing footage from the match against Olympique de Marseille, of racist remarks targeting striker Suk Hyun-jun,” the club said in a statement.

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Troyes claims broadcaster Amazon Prime's TV microphones picked up alleged insult

Troyes claims broadcaster Amazon Prime’s TV microphones picked up alleged insult

Troyes added that the comments were picked up by the microphones of Amazon Prime which was broadcasting Sunday’s game.

‘… these words are simply unacceptable and taint a discipline, football, which is essentially multicolored and multicultural. The club strongly condemns any form of racism or xenophobia.

“Troyes supports all the measures taken to fight against this scourge. The club will assist and support the player in the actions he wishes to undertake.

Marseille was not immediately available for comment.


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