The best player Manchester city last season, Bernardo Silva was punished for jokes about teammate Benjamin Mendy, reports the BBC.
25-year-old Portuguese disqualified Federation of football of England (FA) for one match and pay a fine in the amount of 50 thousand pounds for publicly in his “Twitter” meme.
In the left part of the picture was depicted a dark-skinned defender of the bulls Mendy in childhood. To the right was the logo of the Spanish confectionery company Conguitos, which is a chocolate man.
Meme Silva was accompanied by the following caption – “Guess who?”.
Bernard later deleted the post and posted this message: “In our days we can’t even joke with each other… Well, you guys…”.
It is noteworthy that Mendy himself appreciated the joke and commented on originally published MEM: “1:0 in your favor”.
However, the joke was not appreciated in FA.
This season, Silva took part in 17 games in the IPU. On account of his 5 goals, one of which the Portuguese has scored in gate of “Liverpool” (1:3) and 3 assists.