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Antolin Alcaraz's Apology to the Club, Fans and Wolves

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The Paraguayan defender who has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons, has officially apologised to everyone involved. Alcaraz said he now feels sorry about his actions which were never meant to hit Richard Stearman in the chest.

These kind of scenes are no longer wanted in football and it is good that the player has come out and spoken about what happen from his point of view. Giving an apology for his actions.

 

I would like to apologise for my actions following the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers last Sunday.

 

I apologise to anyone connected to our football club for the offence and upset that my actions have caused. I reacted wrongly after being provoked but I never meant to spit on an opposing player.

I was having a confrontation with Christophe Berra and in wanting to show my frustration, my intention was spit on the ground beside him, which was my way of answering the verbal abuse that I was receiving.

Unfortunately, as you can see in the video evidence, my spit, instead of finding the ground, regrettably struck Richard Steadman in the chest, and I apologise to him for this

I apologise to my fellow players, staff, supporters and everyone associated with Wigan Athletic for the problems this has caused.

I am hurting now because I know I cannot help my team mates in the next three games, and for that I am very sorry.

I will keep working hard to stay fit and be ready to help the team again as soon as the ban is over.

 

Source: Wigan Offical