Luiz Adriano Accuses BATE Fans of Racist Abuse

Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian forward Luiz Adriano said that fans taunted him from the stands and were racist in their choice of words used against him.

updated: October 22, 2014 16:46 IST
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Shakhtar Donetsk's Luiz Adriano reacts after scoring his team's seventh goal during the UEFA Champions League group H football match between BATE Borisov and Shakhtar Donetsk at the Borisov Arena in Borisov.


Donetsk: Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian forward Luiz Adriano was a target of racial abuse from the fans of home side BATE Borisov fans' during a Champions League match on Tuesday, Shakhtar claimed on Wednesday.

"The local fans yelled at me from the stands," the Ukrainian champions' official site quoted Adriano as saying.

"That were really impolite, racist shouts.

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