What They're Saying: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

“Discrimination of any kind in sport and this society deserves the red card. Jerome Boateng is a wonderful human being and an example to follow as a professional football player at this club. We are proud that he also plays for the German national team.”

-- Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Bayern's Boateng, whose mother is German and whose father is from Ghana, after Alexander Gauland of Germany’s anti-immigration party was quoted as saying, “People find him good as a footballer, but they don’t want to have a Boateng as their neighbor.” (Washington Post)
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