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Roma’s Seydou Keita Refuses To Shake Pepe’s Hand Before Friendly, Chucks Water Bottle At Real Madrid Defender (Video)

By Chris Wright

Real Madrid Roma Soccer

Pepe embroiled in controversy: who’d have thought?

It may well have been a “friendly” on paper but there was certainly a fair degree of acrimony in the air when Roma met Real Madrid in Texas last night.

Ex-Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita re-ignited an ongoing feud with Pepe which began back in their La Liga┬ádays, with the Real Madrid centre-back accused of calling the Mali international a “monkey” during a Clasico game back in August of 2011.

Obviously unwilling to forgive and/or forget, Keita made a point of ducking his pre-match handshake with Pepe, with hosilities then rising further when the Roma midfielder hurled an open water bottle at Pepe, who simply grinned malevolently back at his foe.

It is also being alleged by the fourth official on duty that Pepe spat at Keita during the altercation, though it doesn’t seem it was caught on camera…

After all the pre-match hubbub died down, Francesco Totti scored the only goal of the game to give Roma a 1-0 victory.

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By Chris on July 30th, 2014 in Hardmen, Newsnow, Real Madrid, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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3 Responses to “Roma’s Seydou Keita Refuses To Shake Pepe’s Hand Before Friendly, Chucks Water Bottle At Real Madrid Defender (Video)”

  1. kai says:

    Isn’t Pepe black? Why would a black guy call another black guy a monkey.

    • Gazz says:

      I had your way of thinking until I lived with a guy from Brazil who looked like Pepe.
      I was amazed when he started talking positively about the EDL, and “all these black people coming into our country”.
      I suppose it is racist of me to assumed he couldn’t be racist because of his race!

  2. fouldsy says:

    @gazz
    had a proper good chuckle at that, cheers! also, pepe is a shithouse

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