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England soccerplayer abused by racists slams social media giants

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Poor guys, I rooted for the Italian team but I feel sorry for the English team.

They played their best, better than a lot of English teams before them that had bigger stars.

For the penalty kicking misses, you can't blame anyone, everyone misses those from time to time.

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Unfortunately racism is very common in England. I’m glad they have arrested them.

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@Japantime. Fully agree. They call it systemic racism. Immigrants are always a scapegoat, whether you are black, Indian, Pakistani, etc... It's deeply rooted. A postcolonial mindset, I guess.

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Racists are cowards who use the anonymity of social media to attack people.

I wish each one of these cowardly racists are exposed, fired from jobs and their lives ruined!!!!

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@ulysses Your wish makes you not so much better than those. And first, use your clear name, like I do. lol

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Your wish makes you not so much better than those.

It might hurt your feelings, but it does make me feel better.

Sure I can use John Smith, but then I am not a racist!!!

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Racism is intolerable.

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The England team, so much classier than some of its supporters.

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Literally 10 idiots out of a million supporters and people start shouting about institutional racism. Any chance hey. Well the lads didn't seem too fazed by it from the pictures of them flying off to Greece in their private jets.

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Well the lads didn't seem too fazed by it from the pictures of them flying off to Greece in their private jets.

Feel free to abuse all the players for their wealth. But what about any little black kids who can't fly off but wonder if they will be subject to racist abuse next time they go to school?

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Puzzling to see someone emphasizing that ‘racism is cowardly’ in 2 threads, but pointing out & joking about someone’s physical difference of appearance in a xenophobic country like Japan, in another thread?

*- @5:14pm:“Might be difficult to stay hidden in Japan for long though!!!” -*

*- @5:35pm:“Racists are cowards who use the anonymity of social media to attack people. I wish cowardly racists are exposed,*

*- @5:43pm: “It might hurt your feelings, but it does make me feel better. but then I am not a racist*!!!” -

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Feel free to abuse all the players for their wealth. But what about any little black kids who can't fly off but wonder if they will be subject to racist abuse next time they go to school?

Abuse as you call it was commonplace for everyone when I was at school. Thin people got abuse, fat people got abuse, ginger people got abuse, light skinned people got abuse for being pasty, dark skinned people got abuse (you call racism). Tall people got abuse, short people got abuse, posh kids got abuse, council house kids got abuse, it was a free for all where nobody was spared and everyone had a negative attribute that they were 'abused' about. We called it being kids.

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Just because something was ok in the past doesn't mean it's ok now.

Evolution??

Poor 19 year old, misses a penalty and then has to be worried about his color.

And this happens after every premier league game too.

Some idiot with too many beers feels brave and when they get caught say their phone was hacked

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Puzzling to see someone emphasizing that ‘racism is cowardly’ in 2 threads, but pointing out & joking about someone’s physical difference of appearance in a xenophobic country like Japan, in another thread?

Care to point out the joke?

Police stopping you and asking for your ID is not a joke!!!

Racism is cowardly even if it hurts your feelings!!!

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Abuse as you call it was commonplace for everyone when I was at school. Thin people got abuse, fat people got abuse, ginger people got abuse, light skinned people got abuse for being pasty, dark skinned people got abuse (you call racism).

Teasing was commonplace when I was at school. We still played with those we teased. But when we went further, and for example wouldn't let someone play football with us for whatever reason, we got into big trouble. Hauled before the headmaster, made to feel ashamed of ourselves, etc. The racism shown towards those England footballers was ugly. And I think it was far more than 10 idiots.

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“I knew instantly the kind of hate that I was about to receive and that (it) is a sad reality that your powerful platforms are not doing enough to stop these messages,” the 19-year-old Saka wrote on Instagram. 

This poor kid, thrown into the spotlight unprepared to make a penalty kick, and now subjected to racist rants from liberals shrieking on their social media platforms.

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Saka is a kid. He is a teenager. He is not an adult. He is 19. Can a 19-year old legally drink alcohol in Japan?

UK police found that most of the spectators who were taunting Saka and other black players were from the liberal regions in the UK, and most of the posters were from liberal regions like Bristol.

The UK has a long history of racism, stemming from its even longer history of slavery. Disgusting.

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zichiJuly 17  11:48 pm JST

Bukayo Saka is British born. Earling, London. Under British law, people become full adults at the age of 18 years.

Is 18 a teenager? Is 19 a teenager? Does British law say a 19 year old is not a kid?

Not sure what the Japanese reference is for. British people at 18 can legally drink alcohol.

Because we are in Japan.

That is incorrect. Five people arrested so far, none from Bristol.

I mentioned nothing about arrests.

America was built on 300 years of Black slavery. The UK was formed after slavery.

The Brits introduced slavery into the Americas. The Brits are constantly protesting against racism.

Thttps://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/bristol-anti-racism-protest-live-5652902

The UK was formed after slavery.

The UK was formed in 1801. Slavery was abolished in the UK in 1833.

What about Great Britain, England? Slavery for thousands of years.

Does Great Britain still exist? Does England still exist?

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zichiJuly 17  10:42 pm JST

Saka is not a kid, 

ROY KEANE has blasted England's senior stars for letting 'young kid' Bukayo Saka take his side's crucial fifth penalty in Sunday night's defeat to Italy.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/15566491/england-saka-penalty-keane-slams-senior-stars/

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Does British law say a 19 year old is not a kid?

Yes.

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zichiToday  03:02 am JST

At the age of 18 people become adults. Easy to check if you want. The Sun newspaper is a gutter paper.

Can't fight facts. So what about the Sun. Roy Keane is the person who said it.

The British police can only know the location of a racial abuser by tracking them down. From a post, they can't know unless the IP can be traced.

Oh really? But irrelevant, because as I wrote, 'spectators', not posters.

You seem to have some kind of hangup about Bristol which you have posted several times. Have you ever visited Bristol? Beautiful city and people.

Yep--nice city but with a deep attachment to racism and England's hundreds of years history of slavery, and recently cancel culture and violent protests abound.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jun/07/blm-protesters-topple-statue-of-bristol-slave-trader-edward-colston

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