Union Berlin - Leverkusen

Germany: Bundesliga
Union Berlin C. Teuchert (88)
Stadion An der Alten Försterei1-0

Nadiem Amiri accepts apology from Union player

By Rune Gjerulff

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Nadiem Amiri has received an apology from an Union Berlin player following Friday's game between the two sides.

Nadiem Amiri.
Nadiem Amiri.Photo: Marco Verch, CC BY-SA 2.0

Nadiem Amiri has accepted an apology from an Union Berlin player, who allegedly racially abused him after Friday's Bundesliga game between the two clubs.

"He came to me in the dressing room after the game. In all the emotion on the pitch he said things he's very sorry about," said Amiri in a statement.

"I believed he was sincere and therefore the matter is over for me," added the midfielder.

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