Posted by on December 5, 2019 7:28 am
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https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/dec/05/corriere-dello-sport-condemned-for-black-friday-front-page-with-lukaku-and-smalling
  • Italian paper references players’ skin colour
  • Smalling’s club, Roma, criticises front page

The Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport has been heavily criticised for a front page with the headline “Black Friday” in regards to the former Manchester United teammates Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling facing each other on Friday.

Above the headline, the paper wrote: “Lukaku and Smalling, former teammates at Manchester United and today idols at Inter and Roma, this is the battle within the battle tomorrow with the scudetto and a Champions League place at stake.”

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