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Dear international sports blogs, antiracism activists, and the Tumblr community at large,
While you were all busy whipping yourselves into a frenzy over rumors that Mario Balotelli was brought to tears by racist chants last week — rumors that have now been debunked by everyone from Balotelli’s family to Clarence Seedorf, his (black) coach at AC Milan — you missed a real incident of horrific racism.
Meet Marcelo Vieira, vice-captain of Real Madrid and a consistent starter for the Brazilian national team. Last Wednesday, Marcelo was subjected to racists attacks by opposing fans after a match against Real Madrid’s crosstown rivals, Atlético Madrid — along with his four-year old son, Enzo.
Marcelo did not play in the game but joined a handful of team-mates in a warm-down session around 20 minutes afterwards. At that stage the only supporters left in the Santiago Bernabéu stadium were around 500 Atlético fans high in the north stand. As Marcelo ran towards them, they launched into monkey chants which were clearly audible in the virtually empty arena.
Marcelo stopped immediately below the fans and, motionless, gazed up at them before contuining his exercise. They then chanted: “Marcelo is a monkey.” When Marcelo’s young son came out and hugged his father soon after, the chant changed to: “May your father die.” [x]
According to other reports, the crowd also chanted, “Marcelo is not your father,” a taunting reference to Enzo’s mixed heritage.
…Yes, you read that right: they racially abused and threatened a four-year old child.
Unlike the Balotelli speculation, what happened to Marcelo and Enzo was real; it’s been corroborated by eyewitness accounts, video footage, and Marcelo himself. But it has received a fraction of the coverage and the international outrage — because Balotelli is more famous than Marcelo, because Balotelli crying provides a more compelling visual than Marcelo hugging his son (although the photo of Balotelli that many outlets ran wasn’t even from the same match), and because it fits into a pattern of racism that Balotelli deals with on a regular basis.
But while antiracism isn’t a zero-sum game, sports journalism often is, especially with topics like racism that make people uncomfortable. Most fans don’t want to read about racism too often — even though this shit literally happens all the fucking time. So if you’re an editor, you pick the story that’s going to get you the most attention, with the catchiest visuals and the most famous name attached. And if it’s not true? Well, there’s always the next scoop.
Meanwhile, a bunch of dicks now have new ammunition for their argument that racism is all an invention of media sensationalism and political correctness run amuck. And this shit keeps happening.
So get your shit together, and do better.
I don’t usually post these kinds of things but HOLY CHEESEBALLS I GOT SNUGGLE TROUSERS LIKE WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN
DONKEY BOOTY omFG
it ok i’m creamy nuts
Do you think that whenever the Luteces come downstairs wearing different outfits Rosalind gets annoyed and says “Well one of us has to change”?
can we talk about this
THERE’S A GODDAMN LUCHADORE BIRD POKEMON AND NONE OF YOU DOUCHEBAGS BOTHERED TO TELL ME?
DO YOU NOT REALIZE WHAT THIS CHANGES?
LOOK AT THAT MOTHERFUCKER. HE’S READY TO GRAPPLE AND SUPLEX THE SHIT OUT OF YOU, YOUR POKEMON, YOUR MOM, YOUR DAD, AND YOUR WHOLE GODDAMN EXTENDED FAMILY
WANNA HEAR WHAT THE POKEDEX SAYS ABOUT THIS UNSTOPPABLE FORCE OF PURE WRESTLING INSANITY WHILE IT PISSES IT’S ELECTRONIC PANTS?
"Although its body is small, its proficient fighting skills enable it to keep up with big bruisers like Machamp and Hariyama."
THAT’S RIGHT PANTSHITTER MACHAMP AND HARIYAMA
Machamp “The Superpower Pokemon”
Weight: 286.6 lbs
Hariyama “The Armthrust Pokemon”
Weight: 559.5 lbs
WEIGHT: 47.4 lbs
THAT’S RIGHT THIS BIRD IS BARELY THE SIZE OF A TODDLER AND HE HANGS WITH A QUARTER TON SUMO WRESTLER AND A POKEMON CALLED THE FUCKING “SUPERPOWER POKEMON”
Hey pal, what’s your favorite pokemon?
FUCK YOUR PUNK-ASS CHARIZARD, THIS MOTHERFUCKER WILL FUCKING MOONSAULT HIS BITCH-ASS OUT OF THE GODDAMN SKY!
THAT’S RIGHT DICKLORD! HE’S FUCKING FLYING/FIGHTING TYPE!
"But doesn’t that make him weak against like nine types?"
SORRY I COULDN’T HEAR YOU OVER THE SOUND OF YOU BEING PUT INTO THE MEANEST COBRA CLUTCH OF YOUR LIFE BY A FUCKING TWO FOOT TALL BIRD!
YOU WANNA KNOW WHAT THE FRENCH CALL THIS HARD-ASS MOTHERFUCKER?
THAT’S RIGHT THE FRENCH KNOW WHEN YOU SEE A HAWLUCHA IN THE TALL GRASS YOU BEST JUST MOVE ALONG BITCH BEFORE HE GIVES YOU THE MOST BRUTAL ELBOW DROP YOU’VE EVER HEARD OF!
I don’t know how people manage to take this show seriously.
I WAS WAITING FOR THESE GIFS
no but this is a pretty damn good piece of animation
eren is going fucking crazy following the death of his friends in the recon corps and usually in his titan form he’s pretty collected albeit roaring at titans and stuff
but here his titan form is going batshit insane and as we can see it looks creepy as shit. eren vowed to rip the female titan to shreds and his anger comes through the titan and makes its jaw move, but as titans are incapable of speech it comes out looking like that
basically what the animators were going for in my opinion is that if you piss eren off, he can be terrifying.
that’s why you take this show seriously