Adebayo Akinfenwa is a proper kleppert, there can be no doubt. His size alone is the reason he is a known face in both the Uk and on the football-crazy continent.
Now Wycombe-the attacker also happens to be black, and therefore in the English football association, FA, has been launched a survey to ascertain whether he has been the victim of racism during a league match against Fleetwood Town as late as Monday evening.
According to Akinfenwa called an employee on the staff of the opponent him of a fat water buffalo – a fat water buffalo...Supposedly up to several times.
- What should have been a joyous and begejstringens evening, was quickly turned into a night of anger and frustration, says the protagonist in a press release on the club's website.
According to the 38-year-old Akinfenwa is a racist attack.
He backed up by his employer, who, according to their own statements want to fight against all forms of discrimination.
Akinfenwa has previously played for AFC Wimbledon. Here in 2016 against Plymouth Argyle, when he celebrates, that the team has won oprykningsfinalen to League One. Photo: Tony O'brien/Ritzau Scanpix
In the match against Tottenham in the FA Cup's 4. round in January 2017. Photo: Tim Ireland/AP/Ritzau Scanpix
the Fight was a milestone for both Akinfenwa and Wycombe, with the 2-2 results against Fleetwood Town secured access to oprykningsfinalen to Oxford, the Town at none other than Wembley.
- Monday night was one of the highlights of my career, when we secured the finalepladsen. It all ended in anger and frustration.
over the years I have experienced a number of episodes, where I have been called things about my weight and the color of my skin.
- When the fight was over, I found out that a member of the opposing team again and again referred to me as the fed water buffalo in a condescending way.
- The dehumaniserer me as a black man to compare me with a water buffalo, a black animal, in a condescending way, writes Akinfenwa.
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