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All this racist incidents are fashionable, says Benfica boss

Wed 09 December 2020 | 16:53

Racism is the hottest topic in the world of football but Benfica's boss believes it's just a trend.

The Champions League clash between

Basaksehir

and

PSG

was stopped after one of the match officials was accused of using racist language toward Turkish side’s assistance coach. The game was postponed as both team left the match.

While many black players and other minorities are facing discrimination and racial abuse in the world of football,

Benfica

coach claims that these racial incidents including taking the knee is just a new fashionable trend.

Jorge Jesus

 said:

"I don't know what happened, what was said, but nowadays all this about racism is very fashionable.

"As a citizen, I have the right to think in my own way and I can only have a concrete opinion when I know what was said at that moment.

"These days anything that is said about a Black person is always a sign of racism, and the same thing about a white man is no longer a sign of racism.

"It's a wave that is taking over the world. Maybe there was a sign of racism, but I don't know what they said to that coach."

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