The name of Sebastián Coltescu became one of the most listened to yesterday because of what happened in the duel between Paris Saint-Germain e Istanbul Basaksehir. Behind the suspension for his racist comment, some details of his personal life were known.
The 43-year-old Romanian starred in the scandal that traveled the world, when Pierre Webó, former player of the Cameroon national team and technical assistant of the Turkish team, He accused him of calling him “black”, so both teams decided to leave the field of play.
After what happened, the portal ProSport, Romania, reported that Coltescu called his relatives to clarify the situation. “I’m just trying to be good. I’m not going to read any news sites these days.Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a racist! At least, I hope so “, expressed according to the aforementioned medium.
His path in refereeing began in 1996, with ups and downs, it was not the first time that he was involved in controversial situations in the sports field. After ten years in the profession he reached the first category in his native country, but it did not last long and was punished with the second division. In 2008 he returned to first class and had to wait another five years to return to the continental plane. According to the Romanian press, It was after his sanction that he tried to kill himself twice, the second in October 2008, when he was saved by a rescue team.
Also, from his country they had already confirmed that he was going to stop being international. He was branded as a problematic referee and his participation as fourth official in yesterday’s duel was going to be his last at the European level.
In the local league he also starred in two controversial events. In 2013 he sent off seven players and got 13 yellow cards, in the match between Petrolul and Gaz Metan. It all ended badly and Coltescu was in the eye of the storm for grabbing one of the players by the neck. Two years later, at the meeting between Steaua Bucharest and Astra, annulled three goals of the local team and forgave a clear expulsion to his rival.
From a personal point of view, his situation is not very favorable either. This year he lost his father to cancer and received the news while in the locker room after a match in Romania. His mother passed away from the same disease last year. Recently also went through divorce with the mother of his 13-year-old daughter.
Without the presence of the Romanian referees, the duel between the French and the Turks will resume from 2:55 p.m. to play the remaining minutes. With PSG already classified, Neymar and Mbappe’s team will have to win if they want to take first place in Group H.
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