This incident should act as a necessary alarm to the authorities who are in charge of looking over such issues in the competition. This might not be the last time such kind of incidents would be seen during the championship. But, the good thing is that the UEFA has been very strict regarding racism, and has zero tolerance towards such cases.
Teams such as England, France, and Italy may also become a victim of racism, as they too have a large number of black players in their squad. Poland and Ukraine have a history of racism, which makes UEFA concerned, and it has even directed their referees to stop the game if they witness or hear any player being racially abused.
The UEFA does not want to see such incidents sullying the beautiful game. Some of the recent players incidents got widely reported for racism row, between Luis Suarez and Patrick Evra. It got the whole world talking. This was racism at the club level, but if racism takes place at the international level, it might lead to serious consequences, which might take a political shape too.
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