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Plaza Colonia defends Man Utd ace Cavani; slams English FA: Champions of religious intolerance

Uruguay's Plaza Colonia has jumped to the defence of Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani after his three-match ban this week.

Uruguayan football is shocked by the FA's ruling, which came after a social media post from Cavani to a close friend.

The forward was suspended, fined and ordered to attend an 'education programme' for using the word "negrito" in the post.

And in solidarity with Cavani, Plaza Colonia blasted the English FA, posting to social media:

“They invaded and usurped lands they still own, persecuted and executed people for thinking differently, enslaved, prohibited rights, and were champions of religious intolerance.

"Today they are judges of morality, regardless of context and culture.

"We are with you, Cavani."

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