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Yaya Toure says FIFA doesn’t care about racism in football

Yaya Toure has opined that world's football governing body FIFA is not doing enough to curb racism and that England should have walked off the pitch in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria during the international break. The 36-year-old former Ivory Coast international made the comments in a chat with AFP after Qingdao Huangchi secured promotion to the Chinese Super League during the weekend. It can be recalled that England's qualifier against Bulgaria was marred by controversies. Yaya Toure said: "This is a shame, why are you playing for England?" Toure has never failed to share his thoughts on the racism problem in football. He said: "They are always talking, 'Blah, blah, blah', and what? Nothing changes." "People from FIFA don't care anyway because we've been talking abo...
Kevin-Prince Boateng calls for video technology to check racism on the stands
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Kevin-Prince Boateng calls for video technology to check racism on the stands

  Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng has advocated the use of video technology to aid in banning racist supporters from matches. Video technology is now in use in the German Bundesliga, with the implementation of goals line technology and most recently, the VAR. However, Boateng has expressed his disappointment over the lack of progress in the identification of racism in the stands, a situation which he feels could now be corrected easily. READ:┬áPietro Pellegri is a young Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Agent "We are in the year 2017 and we have still not found a way to do it," he told Focus. "We have goal-line technology and video evidence that says [against Wolfsburg in August] that Boateng was offside and the penalty was not given. "But why do we not use the...