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Defying racism: Afro-Austro Alaba makes his mark

England, France and Belgium have a much longer history of selecting black footballers in their national teams due to a longer historical association with people of African ancestry. But with increased rate of immigration and transnational marriage, the world has become a global village over the years. Because of that, a lot more European countries now have players of colour in their national teams. Any interesting case is Vienna-born David Alaba, a rare breed of a national player for a country with a problem with racism.


A racist soap dispenser??

A video of a soap dispenser ‘refusing’ to dispense soap to a dark-skinned hand but, instead, supplying to a light-skinned hand has gone viral on social media with some blaming the designers of the faucet for the ‘racist’ functionality