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Odion Ighalo vows to walk off the pitch if racially abused again


Manchester United and Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has revealed that he was subjected to racist abuse while playing in China.

The 30-year-old says he "let it go" after reporting the incident to the football authorities but he's vowing to walk off the field should it occur again.

"If it happens to me I would report it to the referee and see what they do, but if they don't take action about it then I'm going to walk off because it should not be done to any player or anyone in the world," Ighalo told Sky Sports News.

"In one game in China I got called all sorts of names and after the game, I didn't shake his hand. I walked straight into the dressing room, I was angry, I reported it to the FA.

"I didn't press forward with it, I just let it go because I'm just this kind of guy. I don't like to drag issues out. But I don't think it should be condoned in any country.

"Nobody should condone racism," he added. "We are all human. Despite the colour of our skin, we are all the same, we live in the same world, the same life.



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