Who is Sebastian Coltescu? Sebastian Coltescu has been recognized as an official Romanian football referee. He has been in the headlines today after he racially abused Istanbul Basaksehir‘s assistant coach Pierro Webo. As per reports claimed by Daily Mail, he had called Pierro ‘the black one’.
After the fourth official used such a racial statement in such a huge European tournament, people all around the world were absolutely shocked. This happened in the UEFA Champions League group stage match between PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir. The game was played for just 14 minutes and it was suspended as soon as both the sets of players left the pitch in support of Pierro Webo.
10 Facts on Sebastian Coltescu:
- Sebastian Coltescu has now been regarded as a racist after he used comments which went somewhat like this – ‘Go and check the black one over there, he should not be acting like that’.
- Now, Sebastian Coltescu has been suspended after a racial slur in PSG vs Istanbul and the remaining 76 minutes of the game will be played with different match officials on December 9, 2020.
- Interestingly, his Instagram profile has been hacked by Morty. You can check it out for yourself – his username is @shoooji0302 and has around 5.3 thousand followers.
- As per official reports, we can confirm that Sebastian Coltescu’s current age is exactly 43 years as of 2020.
- Moreover, it has been known that he used the Romanian word ‘negru’ which translates as ‘black’ for Pierro.
- Furthermore, all of the players and staff supported Pierro as they had walked off the pitch right away to symbolize ‘No Racism’.
- Even though UEFA has been very strict regarding racism, it seems the officials themselves are not concerned about it.
- Apart from just Instagram, Sebastian can be found active on Twitter too where his username is @sebaColtescu and he has around 81 followers there.
- Talking about his background, he is originally from Craiova, Romania, and has been serving as a referee since the year 2006.
- Although no wiki sites can be found under Sebastian Coltescu’s name, we hope you have learned everything about him after reading this article.