Italy facing racism ‘epidemic’ says, FARE chief

FILE PHOTO: Piara Powar, founder of FARE (Football Against Racism in Europe), speaks during the Beyond Sport United conference at Yankee Stadium in New York November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger/Files

LONDON (Reuters) – Italy is suffering from an “epidemic” of racism inside soccer stadiums fuelled by right-wing politics, according to the head of European football’s anti-discrimination watchdog FARE. Reacting to alleged racist abuse directed towards Juventus striker Moise Kean in Cagliari on Tuesday, FARE’s executive director Piara Powar said he was not surprised. “Italy in […]

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