Brazilian membership Internacional condemned “cowardly threats” despatched to midfielder Edenilson on Wednesday after he acquired a video of an armed man warning him to up his recreation.
The 32-year-old midfielder, who has two caps for Brazil, was despatched a video of a person waving a gun and saying, “Edenilson, you higher watch out, we’re going to get you. Play soccer. We’re going to get you.”
Edenilson posted the video on Instagram with the person’s face obscured beneath his personal attraction, “This, how for much longer?”
“Internacional vehemently repudiates the cowardly threats made in opposition to midfielder Edenilson on social media and reiterates its dedication to search for extra peaceable society and sport,” the membership mentioned in a press release.
The incident comes after Corinthians requested police to guard their gamers earlier this month within the wake of a demise risk despatched to goalkeeper Cassio.
In February, the Porto Alegre derby match between Internacional and Gremio was known as off simply minutes earlier than kick off when the Gremio workforce bus was attacked on its option to the stadium.
That assault got here two days after an explosive system was thrown by way of the window of the Bahia workforce bus, injuring gamers inside.