Footballers with darker skin tones more likely to be racially stereotyped

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A study conducted by RunRepat, in association with the Professional Footballers’ Association, has found that players with darker skin tones were vastly more likely to be reduced to their physical characteristics or athletic abilities, chiefly their speed and strength, than fellow professionals with lighter skin tones.

Conversely, professional footballers with lighter skin tones were far more likely to be commented on and portrayed as being harder working, having higher quality and better technical characteristics, and being more intelligent than...


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Footballers with darker skin tones more likely to be racially stereotyped


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