Time for football to tackle racism epidemic?

Racism covered superbly here by CNN

CNN World Sport

[cnn-large-image image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2013/images/01/07/blatter.blog.jpg caption=”FIFA president Sepp Blatter said “running away” would not solve the problem of racist abuse. (Getty Images)”]

I could feel the frustration in his voice. Kevin-Prince Boateng had decided to make a stand. It wasn’t the first time he had faced racial abuse and he wasn’t going to take it any more. The AC Milan midfielder took a stand and, in my view, became a hero.

During our 15-minute phone conversation, an exclusive interview for CNN, I could tell Boateng was not only frustrated, but also upset that football authorities have not been doing enough to combat racism.

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