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Barca, PSG boycott TV network over racist remark

Posted on AllSides April 10th, 2024
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Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain boycotted interviews with Spanish broadcaster Movistar after Wednesday's Champions League quarterfinal following a racist comment made by one of the on-air analysts. Germán "Mono" Burgos, Diego Simeone's former assistant manager at Atlético Madrid, was responsible for the remark, which was made about the Barça forward Lamine Yamal, a Spain international with Moroccan and Equatorial Guinean heritage. "If football doesn't work out for him, he can end up [working] at a traffic light," Burgos said after watching Lamine Yamal perform tricks with the ball before Barça's 3-2...

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