“You fu-king black monkey, you should hang yourself.” That’s the kind of disgusting treatment Jozy Altidore, Thierry Henry and many other black players received while playing soccer in Europe. Racism on the pitch is nothing new, frankly it’s been a hot topic for quite some time. And nothing’s changed, really, especially in Europe where it’s become a chronic issue.
Tonight at 10pm on HBO, Real Sports takes a close look at the issue. Here’s an exclusive clip.