Rose slams failure to deal with abuse
Tottenham defender Danny Rose has made a startling revelation recently about his future in football.
Rose was one of several England players who were allegedly racially abused in England’s most recent game in Montenegro.
UEFA have opened an investigation into the incidents that took place that night but Rose does not have high hopes anything useful will come out of it.
This is because Rose believes countries/clubs do not get punished severely enough when their fans are racist.
Rose has a very good point, especially given that he has already been a victim of racist abuse in 2012 in Serbia with England’s under-21s.
Serbia were said to be fined a dismal £65,000, a week or two’s wage for most footballers, and play one game behind closed doors.
Rose wants to leave football
As a result, Rose has stated that he cannot wait to leave football:
“When countries only get fined what I’d probably spend on a night out in London, what do you expect? When the punishment is not as harsh, what do you expect?
“You see my Tottenham manager (Mauricio Pochettino) get banned for two games for just being confrontational against [referee] Mike Dean at Burnley. But yet a country can only get fined a little bit of money for being racist.
“ It’s just a bit of a farce at the minute. So that’s where we are at in football and until there’s a harsh punishment there’s not must else we can expect.”
At the minute, how I programme myself, I just think, ‘I’ve got five or six more years left in football and I just can’t wait to see the back of it.” As quoted by the Telegraph.
Tottenham vs Man City
Before leaving football for good though, Rose will likely be starting Spurs next game vs Man City.
Tottenham do not have a game this weekend due to the FA Cup and instead will wait till Tuesday.
Spurs will host City in the first leg of their Champions League tie.
It will be the first UCL game held at Spurs new stadium but if you are going off recent form, the Citizens are likely to come out on top.
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