Bernabeu not an isolated incident

November 18, 2004
By Simon Baskett
Madrid unveiled its bid to hold the 2012 Olympic Games on Wednesday saying its strongest suit as potential host was the welcoming atmosphere visitors could expect in the city.

A few hours later at Real Madrid's Bernabeu Stadium England's black soccer players were greeted with monkey noises and racist chants every time they touched the ball.

The Spanish capital rightly prides itself on being an open and friendly city and would no doubt put on a high-quality show if it won the ...

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