Boateng wants the issue ot racism tackled heads-on
AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng believes that ethnic diversity amongst the most influential positions in the game will help eradicate racism from football.
The 26-year-old brought the issue of racism even further into the spotlight when he walked off the pitch during a friendly match against Italian side Pro Patria in January after he was the victim of racial abuse.
He met with FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday to discuss the issue of racism in sport, and feels there needs to be far stricter penalty imposed on those found guilty of racial aggravation.
“If it’s more multi-cultural, it gets more people and more countries involved and these things can help,” Boateng told the BBC.
“Let’s hope that soon there’s going to be a black [Jose] Mourinho and Pakistani [Pep] Guardiola.
“A player who does something wrong, who is racist, can never play for the club again or can never play in the country again. These are the things th...