Arsene Wenger hoped that sport can use as a force that should channel the fight against racism in the World.Discrimination in football has been in the headlines due to high-profile incidents involving Luis Suarez and John Terry, and the refusal of a number of black players to wear T-shirts in support of the Kick It Out campaign last weekend.
Jason Roberts and Rio Ferdinand were among those who protested, prompting the PFA to issue a six-point action plan to deal with racism and other forms of discrimination in the sport.
Wenger wants to see such behaviour eradicated but he believes that sport is already setting a good example.
“I’m a bit surprised that suddenly it becomes such a massive problem because I feel that sport can be a massive example for [the] fight against racism,” said Wenger. “Suddenly it looks like we have a problem inside our sport, which I don’t believe we have.
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