He made this post after scoring against Gavani Southampton On November 29th.
Forward quickly deleted the post and apologized.
He was charged with insulting and / or using inappropriate language, and pleaded guilty to FA charges.
On Thursday, it was confirmed that he would be given a three-game ban, effective immediately.
United forward will now miss the New Year’s Day game against Aston Villa Premier League, As well as against the Karapo Cup semi-finals City of Manchester And against the FA Cup third round match Watford.
United issued a statement shortly after the sentencing and accepted the ban, while backing Gavani.
The club’s statement also stated: “The club hopes that the Independent Regulatory Commission will clarify, for its own reasons, that Edinson Cavani is not a racist, or has any racist motives regarding his position.”
The striker also explained his meaning behind the post to Instagram and apologized to anyone who was offended.
“Hello everyone, I don’t want to stretch myself too much in this awkward moment,” he wrote.
“I would like to share with you that I accept the disciplinary sanction knowing that I am a stranger to English language practices, but I do not share the view.
“I apologize if I have offended someone who has expressed affection to a friend, and I have no intention of anything beyond that.
“Those who know me know that my endeavor is always to seek simple happiness and friendship!
“I appreciate the countless expressions of support and affection.
“I know I have always expressed affection in accordance with my culture and way of life, because my heart is at peace. I send you an honest warmth.”