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AC Milan’s Kevin Constant Walks Off Pitch After Racial Abuse [VIDEO]: Daily Soccer Report

kevin constant AC Milans Kevin Constant Walks Off Pitch After Racial Abuse [VIDEO]: Daily Soccer Report

AC Milan soccer player Kevin Constant walked off the pitch during a pre-season friendly yesterday after allegedly being racially abused.

Milan was playing Sassuolo. Constant, who plays in midfield for the Serie A club, walked over to take a throw-in, but was on the receiving end of abuse from spectators in the crowd. He then stormed off after talking to the match referee.

The Italian Football Federation released this statement:

“The Federal Prosecutor’s Office has opened an investigation to ascertain the extent of the racist incident that took place at the Stadio del Tricolore in Reggio Emilia during the Milan-Sassuolo match, which saw AC Milan player Kevin Constant the subject of chants from some supporters in the stands.”

Here’s the video from the incident:

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One Response to AC Milan’s Kevin Constant Walks Off Pitch After Racial Abuse [VIDEO]: Daily Soccer Report

  1. christian says:

    This racist garbage has to stop. I would highly recommend to anyone regardless of being a football fan or not to read Wright Thompson’s piece on ESPN regarding racism in football: http://espn.go.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/9338962/when-beautiful-game-turns-ugly

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