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Discussing the persistence of racism in Italian soccer w/ Leander Schaerlaeckens

Episode Summary

Taylor talks to Leander Schaerlaeckens about Sergino Dest's looming choice between the United States and Netherlands, as well as the factors that may play a part in making that decision. They then move on to discussing Leander's recent article for Yahoo Sports: https://sports.yahoo.com/italian-soccers-pathetic-refusal-to-acknowledge-racism-is-obstructing-meaningful-change-162831063.html Why does racism seem so prevalent in Italy and why hasn't more been done to address it?  Sponsors! Today's show is brought to you by Hello Fresh! Go to http://hellofresh.com/TSS80 and use code TSS80 for $80 off your first four boxes.

Episode Notes

Taylor talks to Leander Schaerlaeckens about Sergino Dest's looming choice between the United States and Netherlands, as well as the factors that may play a part in making that decision.

They then move on to discussing Leander's recent article for Yahoo Sports: https://sports.yahoo.com/italian-soccers-pathetic-refusal-to-acknowledge-racism-is-obstructing-meaningful-change-162831063.html Why does racism seem so prevalent in Italy and why hasn't more been done to address it? 

Sponsors! Today's show is brought to you by Hello Fresh! Go to http://hellofresh.com/TSS80 and use code TSS80 for $80 off your first four boxes.