Eto’o faces fresh abuse

Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o was targeted by racist taunts after scoring at Racing Santander in the Spanish league on Sunday.Eto’o opened the scoring in the 18th minute for Barcelona at Sardinero stadium before suffering racism from local supporters. Barcelona went on to win the match 3-0. The striker had already suffered similar taunts at the same stadium last season. Eto’o, often the victim of racism in Spain’s football stadiums, almost walked off the pitch at Real Zaragoza in February but the club were merely fined US$11,000. The latest incident will be the first incident since the Spanish government of Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero passed a bill with the aim of fighting against racism in sport, with more severe punishments proposed. In June, Fifa warned it will suspend national associations who fail to impose the new tough rules that came into force in July.BBC News

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