Celtic defender Jeremie Frimpong has declared that he will not walk off the pitch even if he falls victim to racial abuse at stadiums according to Ghana Guardian.
Frimpong, who is of Ghanaian descent joined Celtic from Manchester City during the summer transfer window said that racial slurs are not new as he experienced the full wrath of it when City travelled to Italy.
Frimpong spoke about his experience of racism in football when he was younger and said he will not allow those kinds of fans to ruin the love of the game for him.
He said: “In the past when I was younger I did get some of that. I went away with Man City – to Italy – and the fans were being racist.
“It’s come back a bit. The England game v Bulgaria, things like that – what’s the point? It kills the mood, the game of football, it just kills it.
“I wouldn’t walk off the pitch, no. I would just ignore them and then at the end of the game talk to them and ask ‘why did you do that?’.
“I’ll still play and I’ll play so hard to get a goal. It would just motivate me more. And when we win, I’ll love that.”
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