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AC Milan friendly called off after racist chanting

A friendly between AC Milan and Italian lower division club Pro Patria was
suspended after players walked off because of racist chants.


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The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has announced an immediate inquiry.


Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng picked up the ball 25 minutes into the first half and kicked
it into the crowd.

Ghana international Boateng then removed his shirt and
was followed from Pro Patria's home pitch by both sets of players and
officials.

There had been appeals for the abuse to stop from the public address announcer.

FIGC president Giancarlo Abete branded the incident "unspeakable and intolerable".

In a statement on the FIGC website, Abete added: "We
must react with force and without silence to isolate the few criminals
that transformed a friendly match into an up


Added: Jan-3-2013 Occurred On: Jan-3-2013
By: Hobo-Freiheit
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Tags: match, football, Italy, Milan, racist, chants, Kevin-Prince Boateng
Location: Italy (load item map)
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