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The choice of the Italian FA to not punish Cagliari for racist songs described as "pathetic"

Kick It Out, an anti-discrimination charity, described as "scandalous" the choice of the Italian Soccer Federation to not punish Cagliari after their supporters racially attacked Juventus racial mistreatment Moise Kean.

Kean, together with Alex Sandro and Blaise Matuidi, have been singing monkeys of their Serie A match on April 2nd.

Embarrassing. Pathetic. Shameful.

Racism won’t ever be excluded from soccer so long as selections like this proceed to be made – @FIGC needs to be ashamed of the top.

– Kick It Out (@kickitout) Could 14, 2019

The 19-year-old reacted to the abuse by celebrating in entrance of the house crowd after scoring the second aim of Juve's 2-Zero win.

Kean's teammate, Leonardo Bonucci, criticized him for his response, saying he ought to take a few of the accountability for the abuse, however then stated he was misunderstood. His feedback have been broadly condemned.


– Raheem Sterling (@ sterling7) April three, 2019

After a six-week investigation, throughout which studies of the Cagliari police and the federal prosecutor's workplace have been reported, the FIGC introduced in an announcement Tuesday that it might not sanction Cagliari, the slogans "though censurable, having restricted goal relevance ".

Kick It Out tweeted: "Embarrassing. Pathetic. Shameful.

"Racism won’t ever be dominated out of soccer till selections resembling this one proceed to be made – @FIGC ought to have a low head."

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