January 14th – Former Japanese national football team player Keisuke Honda updated his Twitter on the 14th to apologize for not complying with the epidemic prevention regulations when he held a farewell party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the end of 2020.
Honda Keisuke announced at the end of 2020 that he had chosen to leave the Botafog Club in Brazil. On December 30, 2020, a video of him and his clubmates dancing together without masks circulated on social networks, which was angrily criticized by netizens.
Honda in English on Twitter: “Sorry, Botafog friends, you were criticized for coming to my first and final lunch.
But I thank you for coming. No matter how much you hate me, I am grateful.
Japanese media “China-Japan Sports” quoted local Brazilian media reports that Honda and five club partners dined in a restaurant in Rio de Janeiro on December 30, 2020.
During the dinner party, the video of him dancing without a mask was widely retweeted on social media, which was criticized by netizens.
As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, many netizens commented under Honda’s Twitter: “I’ve been deceived by you” and “This is not the right thing to do now.” Honda replied to netizens: “How much you hate me, I’m also grateful”, “I can’t find an excuse” and “I’m very sorry.”