Turkish soccer fans chant "Allahu Akbar" during Paris attacks remembrance
Turkey and Greece, neighbors that have been often vicious geopolitical rivals for centuries, have attempted in recent years to reconcile their differences, a move that's been given heightened importance during the growing migrant crisis.
Their soccer teams hadn't played each other in eight years, so Tuesday's friendly match in Istanbul presented an opportunity for a power symbolic display of peace and reconciliation. ...
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Kicking Back Comments: Here is another opportunity for FIFA to show some leadership. Can we go beyond signs of support (which have their place) and move to actions in the face of such behavior?
FIFA is rightly willing to shutter stadiums for activities they determine racist. How oh how can this be condoned?
FIFA ... grow a set and take some action.