Why Edinson Cavani's suspension for racism has created a huge controversy | Oh My Goal

12 jan 2021
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Manchester United star Edinson Cavani was suspended for words he wrote on an Instagram story to a friend. This led to a lot of questions like, were Edinson Cavani’s words racist or is this just a cultural misunderstanding? In Oh My Goal’s latest investigation, we look at what Edinson Cavani said, if his suspension was fair, and a lot more.
0:00 Introduction
1:05 Was Cavani wrong?
6:00 Past incidents
8:55 Lasting impact
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  • Give us your opinion! ⬇️

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    • In Uruguay, Racism is very rare. Uruguay is one of those countries in South America very rich in culture and education. Not many Uruguayan in North America. You can find them but not many. As far as I heard Uruguayan love dark skin people they married to them very fast. 💞👍

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    • Hi

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    • Idk

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    • Great

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    • Cavani's punishment was blown well out of proportion, John terry used an actual racial slur, and suarez used a word on a pitch and received the same punishment. At least Cavani apologised unlike those two.

      Marcus HollowayMarcus Holloway4 dagar sedan
  • Damn I must be the most racist guy in the world because everyone time I found some of my black friends in a club I would scream negritooo and go hug them

    Jorge GomezJorge Gomez4 timmar sedan
  • Cavani did nothing wrong. It was his friend and it is like a kickname he didn’t use it offensively

    ChrisBeSellingChrisBeSelling6 timmar sedan
  • 😠

    Talha ÇakıcıTalha Çakıcı10 timmar sedan
  • People are over exaggerating. Since his friend had any complains there is nothing wrong.

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  • South America was never colonized with the oppression of the United Kingdom this the reason they cannot understand or willing to understand South American culture. The UK as well as the USA believes they set the tone for the world especially where these issues are concerned which is nonsensical. They are the ones who should try to understand other cultures not the other way around.

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  • This shit is news? Come on!!! People are dying let’s talk about that!!!! Wow

    Carlos OrantesCarlos Orantes13 timmar sedan
  • It’s just a wake up call for South Americans...

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  • No Cavani not wrong he just call his friend who he love ...😢😢

    Juliana RyngksaiJuliana Ryngksai15 timmar sedan
  • As an Indian I knew what must have happened even before watching the video.

    Dainino KiraDainino Kira20 timmar sedan
  • Racism would not exist if people stopped believing about race. We are all One 💙

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  • This “doctor” is just an American from Latin descent who claims she speaks for all of us. It’s a cultural difference, that’s it. I’m from Argentina and live in Buenos Aires, here, like Uruguay, we call each other by looks. “Gordito, negrito, etc.”

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  • NO! Absolutely no. As latina myself, we use terms about how we look or wearing as kind hearted nicknames to show affection. In Latin America racism is very rare . We are Regionalist mostly than racist. We make remarks to how we think or how we act, or how much we have not by the color of the skin 🤔 In Cali, Colombia, black is a beautiful color.

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  • The N word comes from the word negro anyways 😂 The world is a bunch of snowflakes - grow some skin

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  • The only one that is racist here is the FA.

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  • Negro is NOT a racist word. The reason why white ans black Uruguayans say it all the time is because WE'RE indeed not racists. People in the first world have these huge complexes about their own existence. We don't, we all see ourselves as Uruguayans. We don't believe in race beyond human race ergo what first world nations consider race we consider only skin color. In that context saying back is the same as saying fat, tall, thin or short. Its a physical characteristic. Nothing more, nothing less.

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  • People who consider this racist are the actual racists. This is our society nowadays, under the illusion that they’re being progressive in which case it only creates more negativity. Western politics are a joke. You should be ashamed of yourselves.

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  • I don't know why every time people take it as racism

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  • That's not fair tho bc he is speaking in his own language

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  • Fa sucks

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  • Shout out Nick Gurr

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  • .... hmmm que se puede esperar de otro argentino?? ... en fin ....

  • This is very common, I get called güerito, which directly translates to “little white.” One of my other friends we call “cotorrito” which translates to “little parrot” because he talks a lot. These are really harmless nicknames

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  • This is why you can’t say anything these days. It’s retarded cavani did nothing wrong. He’s from Latin America and he was responding to a friend. In South America Brazilians and Venezuelan people call each other that all the time. Cavani did nothing wrong

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  • FA isnt a joke, its the whole circus company. Thats racist from the FA.

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  • Way to bring politics into this

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  • Bro (with long hair) are you the one who is behind the horse head 🐴 🙄🙄

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  • Ghana Vs Uruguay: Suarez handball and Uruguay go through Manchester United - Liverpool: Suarez uses the N-word Manchester United - Liverpool: Suarez does not shake Evra's hand Social Media: Cavani uses the N-word

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  • Cavani looks like Richard Ramirez the serial killer look it up

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  • This is outrageous!

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    • (Star Wars memes intensifies)

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  • How stupid and what a complete waste of time! This is his culture, that’s the way South Americans talk! My Mexican teammate calls me “huero” which in Mexico is a term of endearment, literally means WHITEBOY, it’s not offensive, that’s his culture and I appreciate it ! Now stop with all this racist bullsh&t!

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  • The FA has always have their skirts to high up

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  • It ok

    Emmanuel AntwiEmmanuel Antwi2 dagar sedan
  • Cavani: hello Social Media: RaCist

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  • that was not racist is a culture of uruguay

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  • So u saying cavani is suspended for speaking his own language this must be a joke what is this nowadays racism is too much and over talked

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  • Cavani:speaks his language English media:so we need to find the historical meaning of the term

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  • Negrito means in Uruguay kind of like bro. I know that because I’m from Uruguay

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  • He didnt mean nothing though and its his friend he wrote it to plus his friend didnt make any bad claims about it 🤦🏾‍♂️ they hust tryna put him out

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  • when a black calls someone nigga isnt racism but when a white does it it call racism

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  • This is all B.S. Now the world has become a police for how you talk to your own childhood friend?

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  • cry baby generation! this is what we get!

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  • I am from England and we treat black people the same

    Sundus HayatSundus Hayat2 dagar sedan
  • Negrito is no the same as Nigga

    Dieter Quispe VelardeDieter Quispe Velarde2 dagar sedan
  • We don't say blanquito? Idk about Uruguay but white people are called often called "Mono" un Colombia, I remember sometimes we Joked with a white friend and called him "poca luz" (little light) in reference to his resemblance a white movie character, so Yeah... Idk, I am darkish and some Friends call me negrito and I Like it, i don't agree that it has to be taken out completely, Yeah there is all this issues but erasing a word (specially considering the endearing meaning it has in latam) is not going to help solve the issues any time soon

    José CorreaJosé Correa2 dagar sedan
  • Us Latinos/Hispanics always give each other these nicknames that sound offensive but it’s not meant to be, so don’t always go and assume that someone is racist. Don’t be offended for others if they aren’t offended.

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  • Why?!?!?!?!

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  • It is 100% a racist word (you can’t reasonably debate otherwise) that just happens to be a term of endearment in some regions but the people and the Uruguayan institutions trying to turn this into the FA being racists for sanctioning him is them trying to tell someone that using a racist word is okay because they themselves don’t find it racist and that’s completely idiotic at best

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  • From a club point of view I’m glad he is suspended for Saturday however it is completely undeserved and he shouldn’t have been suspended he did nothing wrong

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  • They say negrito over there in South America

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  • What part do they not understand that saying negrito to a friend or relative is not offensive in Latin America?. Please, let's learn to know the differences of different cultures and together we defend the values of the human being in every corner of the planet.

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  • So that the English stop saying the word mate because for the South Americans it refers to a brown skin color and all happy superiorly moral English teaching us all to speak

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  • I don’t see how it’s racist if it’s his language

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  • Hey @SoccerStories at 3:30 the subtitles read "their" instead of "there".

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  • It's not racist. It's a typical form of expression in south america not just uruguay.

  • My country name is Montenegro 🇲🇪 which contains i guess bad word but for us no and we don’t have black people

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  • This Dr. doesn’t realize how many people are called “Blanco” as a term of endearment just as I am sometime called “negro” as a term of endearment and it’s not racist!!!

  • He is not wrong! We speak like that and that’s it.

  • English r too racist that they term every colour Racist. Lets see how will U describe people

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  • Aaa... everyone seems to play the victim role everywhere

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  • The comments 🤦🏾‍♂️

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  • No man of all cultures should be offended by another man call him by his collar

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  • I know he's right

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  • You all so stupid...if someone told u black its an international insult while if someone said the f word its ok....like wtf logic If someone called me negro I will just treat it like other insults!

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  • Its a close friend of his which I don't think is racist. Because his friend might not find it Racist.

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  • Yeah ,FA is clearly racist ....Fuck FA ,we lost EFL because of them😤😤. If Cavani was there we would have a chance to beat man city.

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  • Anyone from Uruguay come here and explain please 👇

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  • We all know that cavani is not racist. It's just FA is broke that's why they need some money.

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  • Uruguayan language is so dumb that it doesn't even realise that it's racist

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  • Cavani isn't racist, Uruguay is

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  • He said “ thanks nigga”

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  • if black and white are racist term, English need to erase one part of speech among Eight.. Adjective. All adjective words express that noun... fat man, short man, tall man...

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  • Its so common to say “negrito” in spanish speaking countries and no one finds it offensive

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  • That is just how Spanish people speak, people who speak English just don't realize how it works, even my Dad's black friends are okay with him calling them negrito, because they know it is how Spanish slang works

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  • Taken out of context, still bad though

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  • Cavani's punishment was blown well out of proportion, John terry used an actual racial slur, and suarez used a word on a pitch and received the same punishment. At least Cavani apologised unlike those two.

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  • If you call At You White? I’snt Racism If you Call at you Yor friend Black ? Its Racism ..... Stupid Minds

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  • It’s not acceptable in Europe and Cavan I is in Europe Also what is all the fuss about he just got a suspension and 100 grand fine which he earns back in a week

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  • Danish Professor Reports the FA for “Cultural Racism” Against Cavani : seworld.info/will/qp630NPdiZqLmGg/video

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  • It's really eurocentric. English meanings of words aren’t the gold standard. We need to understand that different cultures have different meanings of words. In Uruguay or Southamerica it’s a term of endearment. Anyone with half a brain knows that you were in no way being racist. Same old media and jealous rival fans trying to stir it up. Danish Professor Reports the FA for “Cultural Racism” Against Cavani >> seworld.info/will/qp630NPdiZqLmGg/video

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  • Now she is thinking for them lol lady is lost with her opinion

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  • I’m Mexican and so is my sister and we called her negra and they called me morena so In America Latina is so normal to used this language

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  • That’s literally how us Latin Americans speak. No se preocupen amigos, the FA is just soft. I ain’t letting no damn Englishmen take away my language, fuck them privileged ass foos!!

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  • This is very similar to the Romanian referee who called someone negro or something like this, while it is how they call them in Romania.(Psg vs Türkish team) Im from Hungary and we call them néger, and its not disrespectful as well.

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  • Bro he is just talking his language

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  • Whites are getting on Cavani for saying " Negrito" (Which isn't racist) but are calling black the n-word (which is racist). Someone explain to me how does this work? I never understood it.

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    • Same here bro

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  • You guys should leave Cavani alone, he has done nothing wrong. Enemies just want to destroy his last days of football. As an Africans we all know the players and countries who doing racism in football so you should go for them and the innocent Cavani alone.

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  • I'm sorry but a lot of Latinos always say this to good friends they have nicknames..I grew up with Latinos and trust me if your sensitive to the word "Nigrito" then you've heard nothing yet...

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  • Cavani was not wrong it is a friendly name In his language

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  • My mother n grandmother called me negrito since i was born, until today,.. im blond, and im quite sure they re not racist or ofensive at all. This is such a full type of ignorance about another lenguage and culture. Also he started texting Gracias.., so he was talking in spanish; he didnt thanks in english...soo. Its Just a messunderstanding.

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    • If u can not understand that in spanish calling a family member or a close friend, negro or negrito, is a love and affect demostration.. who is the real racist?

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  • Look, I don't like Cavani ! Actually he is an example negative in my son education! But this is bull shit! Is a big ,,trend,, in these days around the world to do a ,,storm,, from a whistle! Cavani, let's be clear , is not neymar Jr, is more mature and more educated! Is not guilty in my opinion! I'm white , father of black son !

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  • Make a video about Outcast United

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  • Justice for Cavani

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  • He not even say the N words

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  • But shoutout to them for bringing this whole racism in bcuz south america is a well known for discrimination against black people

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  • I totally hate when english media just says bullshit every time, every country has their own terms and neither the english nor nobody in fact can change that Again english media blowing stuff out of proportion

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    • Right, they act like English is the only language in the world.🤦🏻‍♂️

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  • I think cavani,s post missunderstood by FA

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  • Oh my goal: Cavani is the most humble football player ever Few months later, Cavani suspended for racism while speaking his language lmao

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