CBS Sports activities announcer Jim Beglin apologized mid-broadcast after attributing PSG’s Ángel Di María red card to “that Latino temperament” in PSG’s 2-0 loss to Manchester Metropolis within the Champions League semifinals Tuesday.
Beglin, a former Liverpool defender who retired in 1991, made the comment after Di María was despatched off for stomping his foot down on Man Metropolis captain Fernandinho throughout a stoppage in play within the 69th minute.
Inside 10 minutes, the CBS commentator walked again his remark.
“When Di María was despatched off, I described it by utilizing the phrase Latino,” Beglin mentioned in the course of the CBS Sports activities Community broadcast. “For anyone that is taken offense, I sincerely apologize.”
The red card—PSG’s tenth of the season in all competitions—set the French champions down a person for the ultimate 20 minutes as they tried in useless to climb again from a 4-1 mixture deficit with out injured star Kylian Mbappé.
Behind Riyad Mahrez’s two objectives, Manchester Metropolis superior to its first-ever Champions League closing on Could 29, the place it’s going to face both Actual Madrid or Chelsea. It may very well be an eventful week for Metropolis as a win on Saturday towards Chelsea will safe its fifth Premier League title within the final 9 years.
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