AS Roma bans fan for racist messages sent to Juan Jesus

Juan Jesus received direct messages on Instagram that contained racial slurs and Roma has banned the fan for life.

Published : Sep 27, 2019 10:34 IST

Juan Jesus in action for Roma.
Juan Jesus in action for Roma.

Juan Jesus in action for Roma.

Roma has banned a fan for life after sending Brazilian defender Juan Jesus racist messages via social media.

The club posted screenshots of the user's Instagram account and the messages on its official Twitter account.

It vowed to prevent the person responsible from ever attending a Roma match again, while also confirming it reported the user to the police and Instagram.


A statement from Roma read: "The owner of the below Instagram account sent Juan Jesus disgusting racist abuse via direct message today [Thursday].

"We have reported the account to the Italian police. We have reported the account to Instagram.

"The person responsible will be banned from Roma games for life."

Sign in to unlock all user benefits
  • Get notified on top games and events
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign up / manage to our newsletters with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early bird access to discounts & offers to our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide to our community guidelines for posting your comment