Jozy Altidore was targeted by racist monkey chanting during a Dutch Cup match for AZ Alkmaar against FC Den Bosch. He declined an offer to take the players off the pitch, drew a penalty and converted it in front of the fans.
It’s a bit disappointing that these things still happen…What are you going to do? You just hope that these people can find a way to improve themselves and you can only pray for them.
You would hope that we as humanity can grow from these type of times, but at the end of the day it’s still alive, racism, and all we can do is educate ourselves, the young kids coming up to be better than that.
The U.S. striker, who has had his maturity and professionalism questioned in the past, responded with both.