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Contrasting views on Wanderson situation

icon racism27 July ~ Russia suffered a poor 2014 World Cup, going out in the group stage after managing just two draws. Since then FC Krasnodar's Brazilian-born forward Wanderson has said in an interview that he would be interested in playing for Russia if the opportunity arises. It sparked debate among fans in the country, with plenty commenting online. WSC contributor Saul Pope has collated many of the responses, which include plenty of racially motivated answer but also a greater willingness from supporters to self-police and speak out against such comments.

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