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‘You have to give him 10 bananas': Italian TV pundit fired for racist Lukaku comments

28 days ago   |   By RT

An Italian football pundit has been fired after saying on air that the only way to stop Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku was by “giving him 10 bananas to eat.”
Luciano Passirani was appearing as a guest on the Qui Studio a Voi Stadio show when he made the comments about the 26-year-old Belgian forward.
Attempting to praise Lukaku for his impact at Inter since joining from Manchester United in the summer, Passirani, said: "is one of the best signings Inter could have made. I don't see in the Italian league a player like Lukaku in any team, not in AC Milan, Inter, Rome, Lazio.
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Italian TV Pundit Sacked After Racist Remarks Directed at Inter's Romelu Lukaku On Air

Italian TV Pundit Sacked After Racist Remarks Directed at Inter's Romelu Lukaku On Air

28 days ago   |   By SI


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