Boateng to meet Blatter to discuss racism in football

Boateng angrily leaves the field after being abused by fans of Pro Patria in January. Credit: PA

AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng will meet with FIFA president Sepp Blatter later this week to discuss the best ways to fight racism in football.

Ghana international Boateng created headlines in January when he walked off the pitch in protest after several players were racially abused during Milan's friendly at Italian fourth-tier side Pro Patria, with the match subsequently being abandoned.

Former Tottenham and Portsmouth player Boateng, 26, then criticised FIFA for not doing more to tackle the issue.

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