‘Seoul Monkey Ceremony, colleague Park Ji-sung’s soccer inheritance → 17-year-old Manchester United debut ‘prodigy’ → 12 teams ‘Journeyman’

14 years ago, July 24, 2009, Sangam WorldCom Stadium in Seoul. Federico Makeda, an 18-year-old star of Manchester United in the English Premier League, scored a goal in a friendly match against FC Seoul held on the day. However, Makeda’s goal celebration angered him. It was a ‘monkey ceremony’ that belittles Asians. Fans accused him of racial demeaning. […]

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