Antoine Griezmann accused of racism after posting blackface picture
18 December, 2017, 00:37 | Author: Laura Christensen
Griezmann was dressed as a basketball player, but the photo of him in blackface sparked outrage on social media.
The picture was captioned "80s Party" and showed the French worldwide and Atletico Madrid attacker in a black "Afro" wig and wearing the jersey/shorts combination reminiscent of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team.
Griezmann's original post had been retweeted more than 15,000 times as the image went viral around the world.
Following a storm of replies on the player's account, Griezmann followed up by calling the costume a tribute to the legendary basketball team.
"Relax, friends. I'm a fan of the Harlem Globetrotters and that attractive era".
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