Get Out! Former Chelsea striker issues warning to African players in Italy

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JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JULY 25: Chelsea players celebrate a goal by Demba Ba during the match between Chelsea and Indonesia All-Stars at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on July 25, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

Former Senegal striker Demba Ba has urged all black players to leave Italy following the recent racism storm.

Cagliari fans racially abused Inter striker Romelu Lukaku during a Serie A match last weekend, in what was the latest in a long line of ugly incidents involving clubs on the peninsula.

 

“And here’s the reason why I decided not to play there when I could…” tweeted Ba with a link to the shocking statement.

 

“And at that point I wish all the black players would get out of this League!

 

 

“Surely it won’t stop their stupidity and hate but at least they won’t affect other [games].”

 

The 34-year-old also previously played alongside Mikel Obi at Chelsea and several clubs including a stint in China has never plied his trade in Italy.

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