Porto striker Moussa Marega leaves the pitch after racist chants

Distraught Porto striker Moussa Marega is stopped from leaving the pitch after disgraceful racist chants by Vitoria SC fans following his goal that he celebrated by pointing to the colour of his skin… before manager Sergio Conceicao is forced to substitute him

Porto striker Mousa Marega had to be restrained as he tried to leave the pitch when he was racially abused by Vitoria fans after scoring his side’s winner on Sunday.

Marega celebrated his goal by pointing to the colour of the skin on his forearm, which prompted monkey noises and chairs to be thrown from the stands. 

The abuse continued, forcing Marega to take a stand and try to walk off the pitch.

Moussa Marega reacts after hearing racist chants in the crowd in Porto’s clash with Vitoria

Marega has to be restrained by team-mate Alex Telles following the incident in the second half

Marega has to be restrained by team-mate Alex Telles following the incident in the second half

Marega made his way towards the touchline and then gestured towards the abusive supporters, appearing to boo them with two thumbs down.

Team-mates and opposition players, including Porto coach Sergio Conceicao, then stopped a clearly distraught Marega from making a quick exit.

The incident went on for over a minute and a half, before Conceicao realised Marega was in no mood to continue playing.

He was eventually replaced by Wilson Manafa in the 72nd minute. 

Last month Marega was linked with a move to the Premier League, with West Ham believed to be interested in a loan transfer. 

Marega receives words from manager Sergio Conceicao after trying to leave the pitch

Marega had just scored Porto's second goal in their away trip to Vitoria on Sunday

Marega had just scored Porto’s second goal in their away trip to Vitoria on Sunday

Marega tried to make his way off the pitch following the chants that came his way

Marega tried to make his way off the pitch following the chants that came his way

The Malian striker clashes with opposition players following the second half incident

The Malian striker clashes with opposition players following the second half incident

Marega boos the abusive fans as he makes his way off the pitch in Vitoria

Marega boos the abusive fans as he makes his way off the pitch in Vitoria

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