Russian fans forced the club to terminate the contract with a black player

Российские фанаты заставили клуб разорвать контракт с темнокожим игроком

Erwin Botaka could become the first black player in the history of the torpedo.

Defender Ervin Botka will not be a player of the Moscow torpedo because of his skin color. 19-year-old footballer was awarded a one-year contract on 13 July, but a week later the President of the torpedo Elena Elantseva announced to the fans that razryve of the contract.

Against the transition of Botaki in a torpedo was made by a fan Association “East-5”. The fans stated that by signing the contract with the player, the club is showing disrespect to them.

Soon on the page “West 5” in “Vkontakte” appeared the entry “In our colors is black, but only white!…(C)”

Interestingly, Botaka is Russian – he was born in the Moscow suburb of Pushkin and is a graduate of the school of “Moscow Youth – torpedo”.

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