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In the RFU do not plan to further consider the incident connected with a joke of Dmitry Tarasova about the coronavirus, given the fact an apology of a football player, reported the press service of the organization.

Earlier, the former midfielder football club “the locomotive” published in Instagram stories where the hairdresser cuts of Asian appearance Tarasov. Accompanied the record player with the caption: “Coronavirus”.

this was followed by a wave of negativity against Tarasova. In addition, the organization “Football against racism in Europe” described the record as a racial slur and suggested to apply sanctions.

Tarasov explained that he loves to joke, but this is not always appropriate. He was asked not to take him seriously.

In December last year in the Chinese city of Wuhan has been an outbreak due to the spread of the coronavirus. According to the latest data, the number of victims of pneumonia is a new type made up of 1380 people.

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