AC Milan have called for football's authorities to take an official stand against racism in the sport as the controversy surrounding Kevin-Prince Boateng's walk-off continued on Sunday.
AC Milan's Ghanaian defender Kevin-Prince Boateng (C) warms up, wearing a jersey against racism, prior to the Italian Serie A football match between AC Milan and Siena on January 6 , 2013, at the San Siro stadium in Milan. FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes Boateng was wrong to walk off the pitch when he was targeted by racists although he insists he supports the battle to beat the bigots.
Boateng hit the headlines last week when he responded to racist chants by a small group of fans during a friendly against fourth division side Pro Patria by storming off the pitch.
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