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Chelsea have been forced to issue a public apology to the people of China after Kenedy shared several offensive posts on Instagram.

As per the Daily Mail, the posts in question were both directly targeting Chinese people. The tabloid report that Kenedy wrote “Porra China”, which translates as “F*** China”, as well as posting a photo of a sleeping security guard, captioned “Acorda China Vacilao”, which means “Wake up China idiot” in Portuguese.

Chelsea were forced to post a lengthy apology on the official club website, condemning Kenedy’s actions and sincerely apologising to the Chinese people for any offence caused.

The club revealed in the statement that Kenedy had been strongly reprimanded and disciplined for his unacceptable behaviour, and insisted that there would not be a repeat of this incident in the future.

Kenedy is young and naive, but there is no place for these kind of discriminatory comments, especially when you are a high-profile figure.

Pre-season tours are designed for the club to connect with our fans overseas, and Kenedy may well have undone some of the hard work that Chelsea put in to further our fan-base in China.

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EL nino
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EL nino

People won’t day Kennedy. People will say a player of Chelsea. And Chelsea name is immediately Spoiled. Am sorry but Kennedy got to go.

Muhammad S Jibril
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After all he is a Brazilian and I don’t see how Brazil is better than China.

oluomo jagaban
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oluomo jagaban

sale that idiot!!!

Remmy Oluwakorede Afe
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Remmy Oluwakorede Afe
Chelsea fc is a global brand that must be guarded with utmost responsibility. Kennedy is a young man that needs to be guided with clarity of purpose. Hence, we as a global family dissociates from all misguided attitudes, but throwing out the baby with the water would be tantamount to… Read more »
Alex Wiafe Frimpong
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Alex Wiafe Frimpong

Its better he comes out to show sense of remorse.
He should be allowed to express how he feels after posting the said comments that the club doing it on his behalf.
When he does that,am pretty sure that the hurt to China will sublime

Alex Wiafe Frimpong
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Alex Wiafe Frimpong

Its better he comes out to show sense of remorse.
He should be allowed to express how he feels after posting the said comments than the club doing it on his behalf.
When he does that,am pretty sure that the hurt to China will sublime.

Anant
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Anant
A fan from India here. Chelsea football club is against any kind of discrimination and I am proud to be a blue. Although my country is in a probable state of war with China, I still apologize on behalf of Kennedy to the people of China as sports and football… Read more »
Carlos
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Carlos

This is unacceptable, if he is so dumb to post something like this then he needs to be sold. He just ruined any minimal chance he had to play this season. Sell him immediately, this would clear Chelsea’s image and send a discipline message to all players.

Ray
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Just blown his chances right out of the water to be considered 1st.team squad member from now on.Silly boy!

kris
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kris

If Kenedy shared such things for real that means he is not matured in mind and a repeat of such is enough for Chelsea to show him an exit door.His act is unprofessional.

john davou
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john davou
i dnt want to bliv kenedy did dis,am one of his greatest fans bliving he has high potentials of being a great chelsea legend tomao!!!nooo,,,am highly disappointed,d club shld c to addressing his behaviour as soon as possible,,dats nt wat potential legends do,,,d always have their eyes set on d… Read more »
Dungji Golit
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Dungji Golit

We need to respect each other, this act is not acceptable anywhere especially our fans are looking up to us

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