Off the field and on to the feed: tackling racism online - Part 1 of 3

Off the field and on to the feed: tackling racism online - Part 1 of 3
Wednesday, 30 January 2013

A couple of weeks ago after being subjected to racial abuse, Kevin-Prince Boateng's AC Milan side walked out of a friendly after Boateng was subjected to racist chants by fans of Italian lower division club Pro Patria. Boateng announced that if subjected to similar taunts again he would not hesitate to walk off the pitch once more. The story highlights that the issue that racism, both on and off the pitch, while it has been a widespread problem in the sport for decades, still exists at the highest levels of the game.

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