Originally posted on Top-soCCer  |  Last updated 1/9/13

405945 08: Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President Sepp Blatter, shown on a huge screen, speaks with FIFA members after winning a second four-year term as FIFA president during the 53rd Ordinary FIFA Congress at the Hilton May 29, 2002 in Seoul, South Korea. Blatter received 139 votes to beat African soccer chief Issa Hayatou who received 56 votes. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
Were AC Milan right to walk off the pitch in protest against racial abuse that was coming the way of Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng? The incident happened with AC Milan taking on fellow Italian side Pro Patria in a friendly during the week. With Pro Patria supporters firing abuse towards the AC Milan star, it was Milan’s Kevin-Prince Boateng who picked the ball up halfway through the first half of the game and kicked it into the crowd, sparking a walk off from his side. After taking off his jersey and walking towards the dressing rooms, he was supported in his actions by not only his fellow AC Milan players but the Pro Patria side and officials at the game as well.While some players have come out in support of the move initiated by Kevin-Prince Boateng, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has criticised the walk off, saying that walk-offs are not the answer to abuse. The abuse had gotten so bad at the game that announcements had been made over the public address system, pleading f...
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