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Liverpool ace Roberto Firmino speaks out after being cleared of racially abusing Everton’s Mason Holgate

Liverpool ace Roberto Firmino speaks out after being cleared of racially abusing Everton’s Mason Holgate

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Liverpool ace Roberto FirminoThursday, February 22, 2018Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino says he knows first-hand how hurtful racist abuse can be, after he was cleared of racially abusing Everton’s Mason Holgate.Holgate accused Firmino of using a discriminatory term towards him after they were involved in a heated exchange during the Merseyside derby in January.The two players clashed after the 21-year-old Toffees starlet barged the Brazilian over the advertising hoardings and into the crowd during the game.The Football Association have investigated the incident for over a month and, in a statement released on Wednesday evening, they have confirmed the Liverpool forward will not face any action.In his own statement, Firmino has insisted the claims were false and that he understa...