The UEFA released the documentary “Outraged” on Monday, highlighting the various forms of discrimination in football. There is evidence from players and coaches involved in this film, such as Megan Robino of the United States, Paul Pogba of Manchester United, and Jose Mourinho of Tottenham.
It is everyone’s responsibility to get rid of discrimination.
– Megan Robino, in an interview with the documentary
– Discrimination is the biggest problem in football today. We have to end this – announced the French midfielder Pogba.
During an interview with Paul Pogba for the documentary “Outrage” – Photo: Reproduction
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According to the documentary, 54% of fans worldwide saw racist abuse while watching a professional football game. In the UK, 39% of fans in the interview saw or heard of a discrimination.
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Picture of the UEFA documentary “Outrage” about discrimination in football – Photo: Reproduction