Leicester powerhouse Nemani Nadolo has called out a supporter for a racist comment following Tigers signing of Kini Murimurival.
After they confirmed the arrival of Fiji international, one fan wrote ‘can we have some players with names we can pronounce’
Nadolo, who is never afraid to speak his mind, has called out the comment on Twitter
“A comment made on the signing of my mate Kini Murimurivalu by one of the supporters.. sorry but I don’t stand for this shit.” wrote Nadolo.
A comment made on the signing of my mate Kini Murimurivalu by one of the supporters.. sorry but I don’t stand for this shit…I’ll let head office know tomorrow to change my name to Bob to make it easier for some!.. oh yeah I bet it was joke to 😑 #casualRasicim pic.twitter.com/SRHAT9NoHB— nemzy (@nemani_nadolo) July 20, 2020
“I’ll let head office know tomorrow to change my name to Bob to make it easier for some.
“Oh yeah I bet it was joke to.”
He followed up his initial tweet with one of forgiveness.
What was said is said. I hope we can all respect each other weather it’s our name race or religion. That being said I hold no grudges Looking forward to a big day of training.. #tigersfamily #moveon ❤️🙌🏾— nemzy (@nemani_nadolo) July 21, 2020
Murimurivalu was born in Suva and played his junior rugby in Fiji, while being educated at Queen Victoria School.
He was selected by Fiji Under-20s at the Junior Rugby World Cup in 2009, before being signed by Clermont Auvergne in France in 2009, where he spent the next three seasons.
The entertaining outside-back made his international debut in 2011 against Tonga and has made more than 30 Test appearances for the Flying Fijians, including representing his home nation at three successive Rugby World Cups in 2011, ’15 and ’19.
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