Mexico Politician Slammed Over Ronaldinho Racist Slur

A local politician referred to Ronaldinho as an ape because he was caught in a traffic jam - supposedly caused by a presentation for the Brazilian footballer.

updated: September 15, 2014 10:46 IST
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Carlos Manuel Trevino Nunez referred to Ronaldinho (in pic) as an ape.


Mexico City: Ronaldinho's new Mexican club called for a local politician to be punished after he posted a racist slur against the Brazilian football legend on social media.

Carlos Manuel Trevino Nunez, a member of the conservative National Action Party, wrote a diatribe on Facebook after the player's presentation by Queretaro football club caused traffic jams in the central Mexican city on Friday.

"I try to be tolerant but I hate football and the dumbing down phenomenon it produces," he wrote in a post that was deleted but later published by Mexican news organizations an on social media websites.

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