Didier Zokora Responds to Racist Abuse With Swift Kick to Emre’s Family Jewels (Video)

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Didier Zokora Responds to Racist Abuse With Swift Kick to Emre's Family Jewels (Video)This can’t be what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. or Sepp Blatter had in mind. In a Turkish soccer game on Sunday, a victim of racist abuse kicked his tormentor where it hurts most.

Trabzonspor’s Didier Zokora landed a boot between the legs of Fenerbache’s Emre on Sunday. It has been widely interpreted as revenge for Emre using racially abusive taunts against Zokora during a game earlier this season.

Emre was suspended two games by the Turkish FA, but Zokora’s memory runs longer than that. Not only did he snub Emre during the pre-game hand-shake. He also exacted his own revenge during the game. Zokora was shown a yellow card for the “challenge,” which has gone viral.

Earlier this season, Blatter caused a storm by saying that racism has been eliminated from soccer and incidents of racial abuse should be settled with a postgame hand shake.

The FIFA president hasn’t commented on Zokora’s kick. It could be because he’s still cringing after watching the video.

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