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Raheem Sterling says racist abuse 'not taken as seriously' as other topics

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Raheem Sterling says racist abuse 'not taken as seriously' as other topics

Raheem Sterling believes racist abuse is not taken as seriously as other topics.

The Manchester City and England footballer has admitted to “taking a step back” from talking about the issue in the media and is instead trying to take more action within his limits.

“I feel when it is mentioned [as] racist abuse, I don’t feel like it’s taken as seriously as if you would mention certain other topics,” Sterling said, addressing the FT Business of Sport summit.

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