Bonucci on Lukaku racism in Italy

Italy and Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has shared his views of racism in Serie A after the league was put into the spotlight again with the recent Romelu Lukaku incident.

Lukaku was subject to racist monkey chants in a Serie A fixture last weekend, which he stated after the game is 'taking football backwards'.
 
 
In the light of the events and Inter Ultra Group stated on their official Facebook page that the chants were 'misinterpreted' by the club-record signing.
 
And Italy defender Bonucci, who stated earlier this year that former teammate Moise Kean provoked the same set of Cagliari fans after receiving the same chants - has opened up about the controversial ordeal.
 
“It's a delicate situation,” Bonucci said, as per Football Italia. “There are certainly measures to hold the guilty ones responsible.
 
“I believe it is not right to generalise. We have entities and means to take the guilty ones and ban them from entering stadiums.
 
“And I don't think this happens only in Italy, we have seen such episodes in other European leagues as well.
 
"So I think it would be too much to point a finger, but racism is a plague that has to be eradicated.”

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