A Spanish TV station has sacked a pundit after he made a controversial remark about Barcelona winger Lamine Yamal before their Champions League fixture against Paris St-Germain.

German Burgos, working for Movistar, speaking over footage of Yamal doing kick-ups said “If football doesn’t go well for him, he could end up at a traffic light.”


Barcelona and PSG refused to give interviews to Movistar after the game.


Movistar Plus in a statement condemned the action and any kind of discrimination, stating that it will not allow such comment from any of the employees or collaborators linked to the platform.


Burgos who earned 35 caps for Argentina during his playing career and spent six years in Spain with Mallorca and Atletico Madrid, has apologized, saying that he never intended any disrespect.


Yamal was born in Spain to Moroccan and Equatorial Guinean parents, and already has six caps for Spain, became the youngest player to appear in a Champions League quarter-final during the victory in Paris.

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