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CBS commentator Jim Beglin apologizes for his comment about Di Maria

Wed 05 May 2021 | 19:20

CBS Sports commentator Jim Beglin has issued an apology after attributing Paris Saint-Germain’s Angel Di Maria red card to "that Latino temperament" during PSG's 2-0 defeat against Manchester City in the Champions League semifinals on Tuesday.

Riyad Mahrez

’s brace sent

City

into their first Champions League final as a 2-0 win on the night gave

Pep Guardiola

’s side a 4-1 victory on aggregate.

Di Maria

and

Fernandinho

were involved in a confrontation on the sideline after the ball had gone out of play.

Beglin made an intensive remark as cameras showed PSG's Angel Di Maria walking off the pitch after receiving a red card for kicking Man City defender Fernandinho.

Beglin felt so sorry for his remark and issued an apology via his

Twitter account

.

“I apologize for my culturally insensitive remarks during the Champions League tie between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain,”

Beglin said on Twitter.

“I wrongly used a racial stereotype. This was inappropriate and unacceptable.

“Words have a strong impact and I fully understand the severity of what I said when Angel Di Maria was sent off. I will learn from this and be better moving forward.”


source: SportMob