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FIFA: Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused

FIFA: Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused
Friday 24
1:0 2019

(CNN) FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play. The 54-year-old's comments came amid a worrying spate of racist incidents which have tarnished the sport's reputation and put pressure on world football's governing body to do more in the fight against all forms of discrimination. In March the England national team was subjected to racist abuse during a Euro 2020 qualifying match in Montenegro and Juventus' teenage striker Moise Kean endured monkey chants from opposition fans last month. "I think to ...

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Summary: (CNN) FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play. The 54-year-old's comments came amid a worrying spate of racist incidents which have tarnished the sport's reputation and put pressure on world ...

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