Manchester City and Portuguese forward Bernardo Silva has been suspended for one first-team match and fined £50,000 for his social media message relating to team-mate Benjamin Mendy.
The Portuguese posted pictures of Mendy as a child alongside the mascot for Spanish confectionery firm Conguitos on September 22.
BREAKING: Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva has been banned for one game for sending a racially offensive tweet to team-mate Benjamin Mendy pic.twitter.com/BzZXzpj2lc
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He immediately deleted it but he was charged by the Football Association, which has now imposed a suspension, fine and ordered him to complete face-to-face education.
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