Fabio Fognini in these hours has been overwhelmed by the controversy for a series of homophobic utterances that came out of his mouth during the match against the Russian Daniil Medvedev. The Italian tennis player played a rather nervous game and so, between one set and another, he took it out on the ball boy, calling him “froc * o”.
Despite having the better of the second set today Fabio Fognini failed to win the match against the Russian opponent Daniil Medvedev. During the match the young Italian champion lived difficult times e, perhaps epe rcolkpa of the anger he was born in nervousness, he let himself go to exclamations that were not liked by the public and the people of the web.
The athlete Ligurian, in fact, it has several times shouted at the ball boy, attacking him with insults homophobic which, now, could cost him one hefty fine.
Fabio Fognini accused of homophobia
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As he saw the victory slip away from his hands Fabio Fognini got caught by a fit of anger e, proven by a series of errors and from fatigue, delivered a series of homophobic insults.
“You’re a froc **, you’re a froc **, here is a froc **”,
he would scream, continuing to inveigh then against the ball boy.
“Give me this ball. You are a froc ** because you have to throw them over the net ”.
in fact continued the tennis player even if someone held to defend it claiming that it was addressing to himself and not to those who belonged to him passing the balls.
Immediately, however, there were also many who were hurled against man, accusing him of having exaggerated and to be disrespectful and, in fact, homophobic.
To true honor it must also be said that already in the past Fognini had made one similar slip: recently some insults against the British had cost him one fine of 10 thousand pounds while in the 2017 he had risked big by attacking the referee Louise Engzell and insulting her heavily.
Last April a Barcelona, as if that weren’t enough, it had been qualified for unsportsmanlike behavior to the line judge. And maybe there list won’t stop there!
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