Austrian national team captain and Real Madrid regular David Alaba suffered racist abuse after voting for ‘The Best FIFA Awards’. The reason was that he did not vote for Real Madrid teammate Karim Benzema.
The FIFA Awards, an awards ceremony organized by the International Football Federation (FIA), ended on the 28th (Korean time) with Lionel Messi receiving the predicted male player of the year award. National coaches and captains vote.
However,먹튀검증 Alaba gave the first place vote to Lionel Messi as the Austrian captain and threw the second place vote to Benzema. The third place vote went to Kylian Mbappe of France. Not only Real fans, but also people who seemed to be racist flocked to Alaba’s social media (SNS) Instagram. There was also a monkey emoji with a condescending meaning.
Alaba soon clarified via Instagram. It is said that he did not cast his vote personally, but he voted that way because he gathered the opinions of the Austrian national team players. “Everyone knows how much I admire Karim, and Karim himself knows it especially well. I used to say that he is the best striker in the world. There is no doubt about it,” he said, emphasizing his respect for Benzema.