A leaked social media video, filmed in 2019, appeared to show Dembele mocking Asian technicians' background and appearance, and Griezmann appeared in the clip grinning.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Both players have issued apologies but Hiroshi Mikitani, co-founder of Rakuten, one of Barcelona's sponsors, hit out at the pair in a statement on Twitter.
Ousmane Dembele (right) and Antoine Griezmann are in hot water for the 2019 video
Griezmann appears in the leaked clip and both players apologised for any offence caused
He wrote: 'As a sponsor of the club and organiser of this tournament, I am really sorry that the Barcelona players made discriminatory remarks.
'Especially as Rakuten has approved of the Barcelona philosophy and is a sponsor of the club, these sorts of remarks are unacceptable in all circumstances and we will protest officially against the club, as we wait to hear their position on the matter.'
It is understood that the technicians were fixing a problem in the hotel room and three men were in conversation around a television screen.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
It is thought to be Dembele, who can be heard in the video