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

Posted On: Sep 16, 2019   |   Posted By: RT

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

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.
"He's one of the strongest and I like him a lot because he's one of the strongest, he's at least twice as strong as Zapata from Atalanta.
"These players have something more than the others, these are the guys who make the goals and drag the team.”
The 80-year-old pundit then added: "If they go one-on-one with you you're dead, you fall to the ground. The only way to out-muscle him is to give him 10 bananas to eat."
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