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Fifa backs Sulley Muntari in racism row

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Football’s world governing body Fifa has backed Ghanaian player Sulley Muntari who was booked by a referee in an Italian Serie A match after complaining about racist abuse from opposition fans.

It is not clear exactly why the referee made the decision, but Muntari then received a second booking for leaving the pitch and has been suspended for one match.

In a statement Fifa says it “would like to express full solidarity with Muntari.

“Any form of racism on or outside the field is totally unacceptable and has no place in football.”

(BBC)

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