Friday, November 17, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur star racially abused by West Ham United fan

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-Min has been subjected to racist abuse in a video shared on Twitter.

In the 21-second clip, Son is asked if he 'does DVDs', before being sworn at by a man, off camera, who identifies himself as a West Ham fan.

The reference to selling DVDs is widely known to be a racist term when aimed at Asian footballers.

A club spokesperson for Tottenham said: 'Racist behaviour is completely unacceptable and we hope that the individual is identified to the authorities and the necessary action taken.

'A West Ham United spokesperson said: 'West Ham United have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination and unreservedly condemn the actions of the individual in this video.

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