Italian best clubs recognises the failure of the racismekamp

20 Italian football clubs in Serie A recognise in the open letter poor performance and go to the fight against racism. All the football clubs in the Italian S

Italian best clubs recognises the failure of the racismekamp

20 Italian football clubs in Serie A recognise in the open letter poor performance and go to the fight against racism.

All the football clubs in the Italian Serie A acknowledged on Friday that they have done too little to combat racism in Italian football.

It happened in an open letter, as all 20 clubs in the best variety of signed and announced on Friday, writes AFP.

- We must publicly acknowledge that we have a serious problem with racism. It is a problem, as we have not done enough to combat in recent years.

Images of the players are subjected to racism in Italian football has been seen all over the world in this season, and it fills us with shame, says the letter, which several clubs have published.

Recently got an episode with the Brescia striker Mario Balotelli, who got a lot of attention.

In a battle between Verona and Brescia in Serie A threatened the 29-year-old profile with to leave the fight, when he had heard racist chants directed against him.

the Incident came less than a day after the judge interrupted a match between Roma and Napoli, because the roman fans showed so-called "territorial discrimination" against travellers napolitanere.

In October had to AS Roma to apologize, after Roma fans had exposed Sampdorias Ronaldo Vieira for racist chants in connection with a match.

In October, Lazio punished by The European Football association (Uefa), as the club's fans stood for racist chants in a match in the Europa League against the French Rennes.

- No human being should ever be exposed to racism or outside a stadium. We can no longer be silent in relation to the problem or wait for it to magically disappear, writes the clubs in the the letter.

Here be stressed that in the future there will be introduced a racismepolitik, more stringent penalties, as well as education in the fight against racism.

the President of The International Football federation (Fifa), Gianni Infantino, called in september for a stake in Italian football, after Fiorentinas defender Dalbert Henrique had been the victim of racism in a battle.

the Attacker Romelu Lukaku has told, that he on Wednesday was subjected to racist heckling, when Inter met Slavia Prague in the Champions League.

Lukaku subsequently called The union of European Football associations (Uefa) to act, but according to the Italian La Gazzetta dello Sport had neither the match the judge team or the Uefa observers heard tilråbene.

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Updated Date: 29 November 2019, 23:00

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