Finnish Member of Parliament lashes out hard at Bottas


Finnish MP Jani Makela has accused Valtteri Bottas of ‘moral posing.’ The Mercedes driver spoke earlier this week about the difference in the salaries between male and female athletes.

Valtteri Bottas has been together with Tiffany Cromwell, a professional cyclist for some time. The Mercedes driver made it through earlier this week Twitter looking forward to the difference in salaries between male and female athletes. “It’s not about the money, but about equality. Men and women work equally hard and try just as hard to win?” he was referring to the Tour of Flanders.

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However, Jani Makela, a Member of the Finnish Parliament, has reacted strongly to these statements. He advised Bottas “to keep kneeling. Maybe then he will realize it.” The Finnish newspaper Evening paper Makela then further questioned it. Makela said that it is “the basic principle of a market economy that events that attract a larger audience are more profitable in terms of sponsorship and media coverage.”

The MP also added a personal sneer: “That’s why I don’t understand that someone who makes millions in such an industry doesn’t understand. I think it was mostly about ‘moral posing.'” Makela also indicated that he was referring to Bottas getting down on one knee prior to races, in support of Formula 1’s anti-racism statement.

Makela would rather see Bottas stand: “Personally, I don’t think we should mix sports and politics or other American events that have nothing to do with Finland or Formula 1. The kneeling is very tasteless. I’m glad Kimi Raikkonen has it. When you start thinking about how deeply Mercedes has become involved with BLM, it starts to feel like Bottas should do this, ”Makela alludes to any corporate policy of the German team.


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