What They're Saying: Gianni Infantino

“In Italy, the situation has not improved and this is serious. Racism is fought through education, condemning it, talking about it. We cannot accept racism in society and in football. We have to identify those responsible and throw them out of the stadiums. We need clear sentences, as in England. We must not be afraid to condemn the racists, we must fight them to the end.”

-- FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in Milan for the FIFA women's soccer conference and FIFA Best Awards on Monday, on Italian channel Rai2 after Sunday's Serie A match between Atalanta and Fiorentina was halted for several minutes because of racial abuse of Brazilian Dalbert, the latest incident this season in Italy, where players of African origin have been targeted by monkey cries without any sanction being taken. (AFP)
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