Inter Star Wesley Sneijder: Samuel Eto'o Is A Great Person

Sneijder has condemned the racist abuse towards team-mate Samuel Eto'o in Cagliari.
Inter midfielder Wesley Sneijder has supported team-mate Samuel Eto'o after the striker was subjected to racist abuse from the Cagliari fans in their Serie A clash on Sunday at the Stadio Sant'Elia.

The referee stopped the match for three minutes due to the incident. Inter eventually won 1-0, courtesy of a goal from the Cameroon international. Sneijder believes that it was only a few of the fans who caused problems, but was left disappointed by their actions.

"I know that not all the fans in Cagliari are against Eto'o, because they know that Samuel is a great person," he said, according to

"Sardinia and its people have always liked me and I was always available for them, even when I dedicated one of my goals to a Sardinian boy who died. I was very happy with this gesture and I trust that the feeling is mutual.

"I have never liked racist whistles [towards players] and I did not appreciate them yesterday."

The 26-year-old is reportedly on the verge of signing a contract extension with the club, with the deal possible being completed by Wednesday evening.

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