Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums

Racists must be kicked out of stadiums
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Racists must be “kicked out” of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.

Dhaka : Racists must be "kicked out" of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.

Speaking days after England's Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria was twice stopped because of chants targeting English players, Infantino insisted the world body would punish racism.

"If there are racists that abuse footballers, we have to stop the game," he told a press conference on a visit to Dhaka. "We cannot let the racists win.

The football has to continue and we have to punish the people," Infantino said.

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