Rousseff Speaks Out Against Racism in Football: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday, March 9th, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff condemned, via Twitter, recent acts of racism against a Brazilian soccer (football) player and referee. The incidents happened in the south of Brazil, and has raised alarms in the media and sports community.

The first incident of racism occurred in Mogi Mirim`s stadium in São Paulo state when popular team Santos' defensive midfielder Arouca met with cries of "monkey" from a smaller group of supporters during his team's 5 to . . .

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