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Bahrain Player Makes Racist ‘Slant-Eyes’ at Hong Kong Fans in World Cup Match

Sayed Baqer

A Bahraini football player was caught pulling off the racist “slant-eye” gesture after a World Cup qualifier match against Hong Kong at the city’s So Kon Po stadium on Thursday night.

The game, a joint-qualifier for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup, resulted in a 0-0 draw as Hong Kong’s defense successfully saved the opposition’s shot in the 64th minute.

Fashion Magazine Slammed Over ‘Racist’ Slant Eye Post on Instagram

A digital fashion and culture magazine based in Montreal, Canada has sparked outrage over a recent Instagram post featuring a White model doing the infamous slanted eyes pose.

Flanelle Magazine, which has 63,000 followers on the platform, posted the photo of model Eva Klímková over the weekend to an outcry of comments calling it “culturally insensitive” and “racist.”

Argentinian Football Legend Pulls Racist ‘Slant Eyes’ at World Cup to Be ‘Nice’ to an Asian Boy

Argentinian retired footballer Diego Maradona responded to a controversy generated by an alleged racist gesture he made towards South Korean fans.

Maradona was seated in the VIP section reserved for former football players known as “Fifa Legends” during his former team’s World Cup match against Iceland over the weekend when the controversial gesture allegedly happened.

Belgian Volleyball Team Yellow Tigers Blasted Online for ‘Slant Eyes’ Gesture

After numerous stories of athletes around the world put on blast for making “slant eyes”, the racist gesture still lives on.

Many volleyball fans have recently called out the two players of the Belgian National Team Yellow Tigers for their racist “slant eyes” gesture that they posted online before their first stop in China for the Volleyball Nations League tournament last week.

Colombian Soccer Player Punished With Only 5-Game Ban for Racist ‘Slant Eyes’

Controversial midfielder for the Colombian national team, Edwin Cardona, received a five-game ban as punishment for the racist “slant eyes” gesture he made during a friendly match with South Korea earlier in November.

On top of the five-game ban, Cardona also has to pay a 20,000 Swiss Franc ($20,201) fine, according to a statement FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) released on Tuesday.

Colombian TV Show Deliberately Mocks Asian People with Incredibly Racist Segment

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, a Colombian television show deliberately mocked the controversial racist incident that happened during a friendly match of football between Colombia and South Korea last week.

“La Kalle”, the Colombian TV show in question, discussed what occurred in the match after the racist incident was noticed by the media.

Colombia Soccer Player Offers Scripted Apology for Racist ‘Slant Eyes’ During Match in South Korea

Colombia football player Edwin Cardona, who is currently the midfielder of Boca Juniors in Argentina, has offered an apology to the gesture he made during a friendly match with South Korea on November 10 at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Seoul.

I didn’t mean to disrespect anyone, a country or a race, but if anyone felt offended, or interpreted it in that way, I am sorry,” Cardona said through a video posted in the team’s Twitter account, as reported by Associated Press.