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


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



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

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