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Vincent Kompany 'disgusted' by racist abuse at Belgian game

December 20, 2021 5:39 pm

The former Manchester City captain said he was targeted by racist insults during the game against Club Brugge and said his players and staff were also subjected to racist abuse.

Leeds United's Kiko Casilla handed eight-game ban after racism charge

February 29, 2020 4:28 pm

The Spaniard said in a statement on social media that he was "sad and devastated" at being accused and believed firmly that racism should not be tolerated in any walk of life.

Schalke 04 fined 50,000 euros for fans' racist abuse of Hertha Berlin player

February 12, 2020 11:09 am

The DFB said the player was racially abused in the 85th minute from a group of Hertha supporters. Torunarigha was then sent off in extra time for a second bookable offense, throwing down a water crate on the sideline.

Vincent Kompany calls for more diversity in football to battle racism

January 29, 2020 2:58 pm

A member of the recently created Fifpro's global player council, Kompany said that football's main problem when tackling racism lies in the fact that the people controlling the game are not directly confronted with discrimination.

Verona fan gets banned for five years from EU stadium over racial abuse of Mario Balotelli

January 10, 2020 2:38 pm

The Europe-wide ban will bar him from attending sporting events in the European Union until 2025 and also visiting areas where fans frequently gather on match days.

Mario Balotelli targeted with racist chants by Lazio fans, responds saying 'shame on you'

January 06, 2020 4:16 pm

Balotelli was also the target of racial abuse earlier this season when he threatened to leave the field due to racist chants directed at him by Hellas Verona fans during a match in November.

Bernardo Silva handed one-game ban over racist tweet on Benjamin Mendy

November 13, 2019 8:26 pm

Bernardo Silva had compared Benjamin Mendy to a chocolate-covered peanut character used in the logo for Conguitos, a confectionary brand popular in Spain and Portugal in a tweet, before deleting it.

Roberto Mancini says won't call up Mario Balotelli just to make a statement

November 12, 2019 12:24 pm

Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku was abused by Cagliari fans in September and a game was briefly suspended when Fiorentina defender Dalbert said he had been racially abused by Atalanta supporters.

Football weekender: Liverpool win critical clash, Ronaldo's rage, racism strikes again

November 11, 2019 6:41 pm

From Premier League to La Liga, football stars made a mark with top goals and classic performances. And there was plenty of drama as well.

Watch: Mario Balotelli responds to racist chants by kicking ball into crowd, threatening to leave

November 04, 2019 8:27 am

Mario Balotelli reacted to alleged racist abuse from sections of Hellas Verona fans in a Serie A match on Sunday by suddenly stopping dribbling and picking up the ball and kicking it into the stands.

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