It don't matter if you're black or white.

This Serie A 2019/20 August highest-rated eleven is published without colour in solidarity with football players who suffered racial discrimination in Italy and beyond. Say no to racism and hear the words from Romelu Lukaku, Giorgio Chiellini, and Kalidou Koulibaly.

4-4-2 | Salvatore Sirigu (8.60, Torino vs Sassuolo); Antonio Candreva (8.57, Inter vs Lecce), Rodrigo Becao (8.52, Udinese vs Milan), Giorgio Chiellini (8.24, Parma vs Juventus), Aleksandar Kolarov (8.24, Roma vs Genoa); Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (8.66, Sampdoria vs Lazio), Marcelo Brozovic (9.76, Inter vs Lecce), Luis Alberto (8.71, Sampdoria vs Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (8.64, Fiorentina vs Napoli); Domenico Berardi (9.42, Sassuolo vs Sampdoria), Luis Muriel (9.02, SPAL vs Atalanta)

SALVATORE SIRIGU

@torinofc1906

Player rating: 8.60
Team score: Torino 2–1 Sassuolo
Individual highlights: 9 total saves

ANTONIO CANDREVA

@antoniocandreva

Player rating: 8.57
Team score: Inter 4–0 Lecce
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 3 key passes

"

The Serie A has so much potential to be a great league like it once was.

People just have to respect each other. Education is key, but we also need to take a hard stance and keep those who refuse to be educated out of the stadiums."

—Romelu Lukaku on #SayNoToRacism

Nicolo Barella assist Antonio Candreva goal, Inter vs Lecce, Serie A 2019/20
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RODRIGO BECAO

@udinesecalcio

Player rating: 8.52
Team score: Udinese 1–0 Milan
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 4 aerials won

Rodrigo de Paul assist Rodrigo Becao goal, Udinese vs Milan, Serie A 2019/20
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GIORGIO CHIELLINI​

@giorgiochiellini

Player rating: 8.24
Team score: Parma 0–1 Juventus
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 3 clearances

"

I hope for a day when we can stop talking about race.

I hope for a day when we will only talk about individual players, what we do on the pitch, whether we were good or not so good."

—Giorgio Chiellini on #SayNoToRacism

Alex Sandro assist Giorgio Chiellini goal, Parma vs Juventus, Serie A 2019/20
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ALEKSANDAR KOLAROV

@populvsromano

Player rating: 8.24
Team score: Roma 3–3 Genoa
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 6 key passes

SERGEJ MILINKOVIC-SAVIC​

@sergej___21

Player rating: 8.66
Team score: Sampdoria 0–3 Lazio
Individual highlights: 8 aerials won, 3 tackles

MARCELO BROZOVIC​

@marcelo_brozovic

Player rating: 9.76
Team score: Inter 4–0 Lecce
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 130 touches

Kwadwo Asamoah assist Marcelo Brozovic goal, Inter vs Lecce, Serie A 2019/20
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LUIS ALBERTO​

@10_luisalberto

Player rating: 8.71
Team score: Sampdoria 0–3 Lazio
Individual highlights: 2 assists, 3 key passes

LORENZO INSIGNE​

@lorinsigneofficial

Player rating: 8.64
Team score: Fiorentina 3–4 Napoli
Individual highlights: 2 goals, 2 assists

"

I know these incidents are not happening only because of skin colour. They call the Serbian players 'gypsies'. They even call Lorenzo Insigne, an Italian, 'Neapolitan shit'.

I hope these people can understand some day: Maybe we are different, yes. But we are all brothers."

—Kalidou Koulibaly on #SayNoToRacism

DOMENICO BERARDI

@viveredifantacalcio

Player rating: 9.42
Team score: Sassuolo 4–1 Sampdoria
Individual highlights: 3 goals, 4 shots on target

LUIS MURIEL

@luisfmuriel9

Player rating: 9.02
Team score: SPAL 2–3 Atalanta
Individual highlights: 2 goals, 4 shots

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