Sulley Muntari, Pescara’s Ghanaian midfielder, has promised to walk off the pitch again if he has to endure any more intolerance during a match. Muntari was sent off last week for leaving the field after claiming he was racially abused during a Serie A game against Cagliari.
The 32-year-old, who was initially booked for dissent, had his suspension overturned, but the former Inter Milan star believes discrimination is “everywhere and getting worse” and he is determined to take a stand.
“I went through hell and was treated like a criminal,” he told BBC Sport on Monday. “I went off the field because it wasn’t right for me to be on the field while being racially abused.
“If I had this problem today, tomorrow or the next game I would go off again.”