An Italian TV station fired pundit Luciano Passirani again due, to his racist comments on Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.
Speaking on TopCalcio24, Luciano Passirani said: “If you go one-on-one with him he will murder you.
“The only way to come up against him is maybe giving him 10 bananas to eat…”
Program director Fabio Ravezzani said, despite Passirani’s “immediate apologies” that “, he could no longer take part in our broadcasts”.
Romelu Lukaku, who joined from Manchester United to Inter in the summer, assisted his side to a 1-0 win over Udinese on Saturday.
“Mr. Passirani is 80 years old and his comments that turned out to be racist,” added Ravezzani.
Similarly, “I think it was a mistake lack of momentary lucidity on Romelu Lukaku.
After that, “I cannot accept any kind of behavior, even if momentary.”
In conclusion, Lukaku is subjected has a monkey by Cagliari fans when he scored a penalty for his side in a 2-1 victory.
Afterward, the Belgium international said the abuse showed the game was “going backward”.