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VIDEO: Thuram sent off for spitting in his opponent’s face

Borussia Moenchengladbach v TSG Hoffenheim - Bundesliga
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Borussia Monchengladbach’s player Marcus Thuram was sent off after VAR brought his horrible behavior to the referee’s attention.

Marcus Thuram, son of World Cup winner Lilian Thuram, was having a great season so far. The Borussia forward earned his first cap with France a month ago, earning the confidence of Didier Deschamps. Moreover, he completed the difficult task of scoring a brace against Real Madrid in October.

However, all of those positive moments have been overshadowed by one that will most definitely follow him till the end of his career. The 23-year-old forward got tangled up in a heated argument with Hoffenheim’s Stefan Posch at tonight’s Bundesliga clash. Consequently, Thuram spat on Posch’s face as the Hoffenheim man fell to the ground to raise the referee’s attention.

The French international’s vile act isn’t acceptable in any circumstances. However, as we face a challenging global pandemic, Thuram’s behavior is a spit in the face of everyone that has been fighting Covid-19 behind closed doors.

The Monchengladbach forward admitted his actions were wrong after the game, as he reacted on social media.

As a result, Marcus Thuram will most likely receive a harsh ban. In fact, some speculate he’ll be sidelined for several weeks or even months.

Watch the moment where VAR asked the referee to review the footage below.