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French soccer player Griezmann loses video game sponsor in Japan racism row

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Dembele, who is recovering from surgery after injuring his knee in France's second group game at Euro 2020, said on Monday that he regretted the incident and offered "sincere apologies **for getting caught”**

Let’s be accurate here.

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Check out the movie. Judge by yourself.

https://twitter.com/duatleti/status/1410746677158301697

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It is common knowledge in France that Griezmann is a complete idiot. He's not a bad guy though. It's just that his football IQ is inversely proportional to his actual IQ.

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Two racist little lowlives. I just looked up a picture of this Dembele creep. Hideous and scary looking. And he has the hide to criticize these Japanese technicians as having "ugly faces"! He would scare children with that face.

I really hope Rakuten pulls its money from Barcelona if these racists arent fired.

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talking to teammate Griezmann as he waited for local technicians to connect a game console to a television in their hotel room.

Am I missing something here? Technicians are needed to connect a video game console to a TV? Just plug it in and insert the HDMI cable, no?

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More evidence, as if we needed it, that football (or soccer or whatever you call it) is a culture of ignorant yobs, both among players and fans.

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Two unintelligent people trying to be funny and failing.

Personally, I'm not offended by this at all. I hear worse things about Japan and Japanese people on here...some said by myself. But I'm still not offended and don't consider this Asian hate.

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Stop the Asian hate!!!

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Stop the Asian hate!!!

PEACE! LOVE! BUNNY RABBITS! UNICORNS!

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It is common knowledge in France that Griezmann is a complete idiot. He's not a bad guy though. It's just that his football IQ is inversely proportional to his actual IQ.

Pretty much sums up 99% of footballers

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This guy’s an idiot and fraud.

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Thomas GoodtimeToday  10:41 am JST

Two unintelligent people trying to be funny and failing.

Getting sponsorship from a manga and video game company and making fun of Japanese people with this unfunny 'ugly faces' juvenile crap.

Talk about biting the hand that feeds you, and asking if they're 'advanced'. That's the Ugly American stereotype. And these two footballers are just as childish and stupid. Chumps, not champs!

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Much ado about nothing really. It's just low-brow humor, no need to get all in uproar over it.

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Check out the movie. Judge by yourself.

Checked the video, what the hell was Dembele saying ? Couldn't understand a

thing.

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The sponsor, NIKE, which has always marketed itself with hypocritical ads, is still silent.

Their "we're against racism" attitude seems to have been a lie.

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oldman_13July 8  01:07 pm JST

Much ado about nothing really. It's just low-brow humor, no need to get all in uproar over it.

Low brow, yes but there's nothing funny about this. You just don't go around making an ass of yourself in a nation that is hosting you. When you're in a foreign nation, they're not thev 'foreigners', you are. You're a guest and you need to act like one.

And these footballers have brought disgrace to their teammates, teams, nations. No excuse for this crap and it's totally boorish, not funny at all.

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Thanks fort the reliable update I can rely on. All soccer player were good and fantastic but it brings sadness knowing that Griezmann loses video game sponsor.

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