October 24th, 2011
Cesc Fabregas Says That He’s Not Racist, Daniela Semaan Is His Girlfriend
Image Credit: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images Europe.
As much as we love it when ballers get heated (mostly because pushing and shoving can lead to flashes of skin exposure), sometimes things get a bit too intense for our emotionally frazzle and often drunk selves. Case in point: this past Saturday towards the end of Barcelona’s 0-0 draw with Sevilla when things got heated between Cesc Fabregas and Frederic Kanouté.
Image Credit: Sky Sports News.
Some reports immediately following the match claimed that Kanouté lunged at Cesc because of a racist comment. A few hours after that, Kanouté tweeted [Ed. Note: as translated by us] “I’m very sorry about what happened yesterday, it was not exemplary. There was provocation and insult, as you know. No need to spin it around. Thanks,” followed by “his actions, as well as mine, were bad, case closed. Lets carry on with football.”
Within an hour of Kanouté’s comments, Cesc then tweeted the following. All the more interesting, however, was the further detail he added at the very end of his Twitter rant: ”All my life I’ve played with people from all over the world and of many different religions, I share a dressing room with a Mali player, I have an Arabic tattoo and my girlfriend is lebanese.”
Not long after the onslaught of tweets, someone must have connected the two of them via mobile because both players confirmed that they had spoken on the phone and cleared up the events from yesterday. We’re glad to see they talked things out like big boys.
The downside? Cesc has officially made mention of Daniela being his girlfriend.