AC Milan Match Abandoned After Players Are Racially Abused (VIDEO)

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AC Milan players walked off in disgust after their black players were racially abused during their friendly with Pro Patria as the match was suspended.

Forward Kevin-Prince Boateng even stopped dribbling with the ball during the game to boot it at the section of the crowd who were airing the racial slurs.

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Referees are empowered to stop a game if racist abuse has been aired and despite protestations from fourth division side Patria's players the match was abandoned.

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Pro Patria-Milan: match cancelled in Busto Arsizio. The red&blacks leaved the pitch for racist chants from the opponent's supporters.

Most in the stadium applauded the walk off after the referee halted the game.

The Pro Patria owner said: "Those people singing racist chants against Boateng aren't part of our ultras. It's up to authorities to tackle these episodes."

Urby Emanuelson, Sulley Muntari and M’Baye Niang were also reportedly targeted as well as Boateng.

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Afterward, Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri said there needed to be a “signal” against racism, adding there has been “enough incivility.”

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Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo said on Twitter: "In 2013, these things still happen .. how sad. Sorry for the families present and maximum solidarity to my comrades. #shame"

Riccardo Montolivo
Nel 2013 succedono ancora queste cose..che tristezza. Dispiaciuto per le famiglie presenti e massima solidarietà ai miei compagni.

Vincent Kompany
Act of racism against Boateng during Milan's friendly. How about becoming extremely intolerant towards racist idiots? They need to be told.

michael owen
That Prince Boatang footage from the Milan game is shocking. Shame it takes a player to do that instead of the authorities being proactive.

Kevin-Prince Boateng
Shame that these things still happen...

AC Milan
Let's together/Uniti contro il razzismo

Vincent Kompany
I can only salute Milan's decision to leave the pitch. Also noted that the majority of the fans were completely supportive of the players.

Umberto Gandini
Very proud of the Milan players who decided to walk off the pitch today for racist abuse from few idiots! No racism, no stupidity!

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