Samuel Eto’o Wins Anti-Racism Award



Football star Samuel Eto’o was honoured on Monday 9th for his “inspiring” stand against racism, the organisers behind the award also warned that prejudice still stalked the game in Europe.
The former Cameroon and Barcelona striker received the Medal of Tolerance from the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR) at a gala dinner at London’s Kensington Palace.

“Do you recall when i tried to walk off the pitch during a Spanish match in 2006 due to the racist abuse i suffered, Since that day, I decided I will stand up and fight against abuse,” he said after receiving his award.



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