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Liverpool’s Luis Suarez is innocent: ‘negro’ wasn’t in the contract

DID Liverpool’s Luis Suarez racially abuse Manchester United’s Patrice Evra? The three-man Independent Regulatory Commission looking into the thing has yet to make a ruling. Meanwhile, while the IRC charges by the hour, The Telegraph reports that Suárez admitted using the term “negro” to Evra once, but states that this was not racially motivated. You see, Suárez’s says his use of the word “negro” was meant in the same way that Evra called him a South American.

Henry Winter writes:

Suárez, who will admit using the word “negro” once, will argue that it is a descriptive expression, and not deemed offensive in his native Uruguay, and that it is similar to Dirk Kuyt getting called “blondie” by the South American players at Anfield.

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Posted: 16th, December 2011 | In: Sports | Comments (3)