Austrian international Marko Arnautovic was already famous for being a hot guy during his time at Werder Bremen. He also showed this side of his personality in the European Championship match between Austria and North Macedonia on Sunday in Bucharest.
After his 3-1 goal, he shouted several times in the fans and players of North Macedonia. The gesture has also been interpreted as a hand gesture by right-wing extremists.
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Until former Bayern Munich professional and new Madrid resident David Alaba stepped in and grabbed his jaw. The bully Arnautovic, who now plays in Shanghai, was calmed down instantly.
How Bild newspaper Citing a Serbian newspaper, he wrote, Arnautovic was said to have shouted a vehement insult at the Albanian-born player from North Macedonia Izjan Alewski. Arnautovic is of Serbian descent. What Arnautovic really said is currently unknown.
But he didn’t seem to have a problem getting replaced late, like Other newspapers speculated about it.
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Arnautovic suddenly appeared in front of the press on Monday and feigned remorse. How Portal “puls24.at” The player said: “I am not a racist and will never be a racist… My friends who have grown up in my family are from all over the world.”
The 32-year-old continued, “It was a battle of words in feelings, on one side as well as on the other side… I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry. Let’s forget everything. This, it doesn’t belong in football.”
The sporting director of the Austrian Football Association took his player under protection. “Back talk is part of football.” (Teaspoon)