Sampdoria midfielder Ronaldo Vieira was exposed to racist abuse from Roma fans.
Italian news network ANSA noted by travelling supporters in the Stadio Luigi Ferraris that the 21-year-old was targeted with monkey chants.
I heard it but I really dont want to discuss doing it. This happens too often, it shouldnt be such a way, Vieira told Rai Sport.
The chants were observed coming during the first half, out of the away end, inhabited by around 2,000 Roma fans of the
Official Antonio Giua lasted and noticed the abuse.
Corriere dello Sport noted that a statement was made on the stadium loudspeaker warning buffs that the game will be suspended in case the chants continued.
Vieira was born in Guinea-Bissau however has represented England at youth level, having moved into the country at a young age.
Sampdoria were combined by him in 2018 out of Leeds United.
On Twitter, Roma published an apology into the 21-year-old, adding that any investigations which look to identify and punish the perpetrators will be assisted by the team.
Vieira represents racisms latest incident on day one of the season in Serie A.
Cagliari escaped punishment from the Football Federation following Romelu Lukaku was subjected throughout Inter Milans 2-1 success from them in September, in their supporters.
Former Juventus striker Moise Kean, in addition to midfielder Blaise Matuidi were targeted at the club at April 2019.
In October, a supporter was banned from attending matches in Italy for 3 years following racially abusing Roma Juan Jesus on media.
The FA president Gabriele Gravina announced that Serie A will start using VAR cameras in an effort to tackle racist chants in stadiums and identify perpetrators.
Meanwhile, Napoli shield Kalidou Koulibaly has urged football authorities in Italy to embrace a policy concerning racism to that which is present in the English match.
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