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Racist chants spark criminal probe

January 4, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
MILAN -- A public prosecutor is set to open a criminal inquiry after an exhibition match between AC Milan and lower division club Pro Patria was abandoned after racist chanting by fans.

The prosecutor in the northern town of Busto Arsizio is likely to pursue charges of inciting racial hatred against Pro Patria fans who abused Milan's black players, local media reported Friday.

One 20-year-old fan was cited by police after acknowledging involvement in the chants, and five more ...

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