DAILYKENN.com -- Far worse than invading Western Europe and displacing a people whose ancestors occupied that land for over 40,000 years is calling a black soccer-player-millionaire a monkey.
Grow up. Man up. Put on your big-boy pants. Heckling has always been a part of sports.
From AP via foxsports.com ▼
Monkey chants could be heard from the crowd in St. Petersburg on Tuesday when black French players touched the ball in a friendly against Russia. The abuse was also audible on a TV broadcast after Paul Pogba scored France’s second goal in a 3-1 win.
FIFA said Wednesday in a statement it was collecting evidence and would contact the anti-discrimination Fare Network, which helps world soccer’s governing body investigate racism cases.
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