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World News | Spaniard detained for racist insult to Morocco team


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MADRID, March 28 (AP) A hotel employee in Madrid has been arrested for racially abusing a member of the Moroccan national team, authorities told Spanish news agency EFE on Monday.

The employee allegedly posted insulting comments on social media. Other hotel employees who saw the post condemned him. Some posts featured pictures of Moroccan players as well as insults.

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Morocco will play Peru in a friendly on Tuesday at the Metropolitan Stadium in the Spanish capital.

Morocco was the biggest surprise of the World Cup in Qatar last year. It eliminated Spain in the round of 16, Portugal in the quarter-finals, and France in the semi-finals. It ended up finishing fourth.

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The team beat Brazil in a friendly on Saturday. (Associated Press)

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from a Syndicated News feed, the content body may not have been modified or edited by LatestLY staff)


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