French legendary Footballer Lilian Thuram’s son Marcus Thuram who plays as forward or left-winger for Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach has suffered a ban for the five games, with an additional sixth game suspended until 21 December 2021.
In the Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Mönchengladbach and Hoffenheim that took place at Borussia-Park in Mönchengladbach, Germany, Thuram in a heated argument with Stefan Posch, spat on his face and was immediately given a red card.
Post the incident, Thuram also issued an apology note on his social media page stating that he is ready to accept all the consequences for his act.
— T I K U S 🦍 (@MarcusThuram) December 19, 2020
The German Football Association (DFB) also fined Thuram with 40,000 euros along with a five-match ban that applies to the German Cup and Bundesliga both.
ℹ️ The DFB have given @MarcusThuram an immediate five-match ban, with an additional sixth game suspended until 21st December 2021. He has also been fined €40,000. The club has accepted the ruling.#DieFohlen pic.twitter.com/pSZZvvKoYw
— Gladbach (@borussia_en) December 21, 2020