In the 34th and last week of the Dutch 1st Football League (Eredivisie), the video of Steven Berghuis punching a fan before getting on the team bus after his team’s 3-1 defeat to Twente, where his team was a guest, became a topic of discussion in the country’s public.
According to the reports in the Dutch press, Berghuis, who could not control his anger because a fan made a racist insult to his teammate Brian Brobbey, carried out the action in question.
“DON’T SOLVE ANYTHING”
Making a written statement on the subject, the 31-year-old player said, “I regret my action. I shouldn’t have done this. People think that he can say whatever he wants to anyone. I accepted what happened. My action did not solve anything. As a football player who set an example to the society with the Ajax jersey, what I did was not nice. I apologize.” used.
Berghuis, who took part in 45 games for the Netherlands National Team, scored 11 goals in 42 matches in all lanes in Ajax, which finished 3rd in the league this season.