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Evra’s family’s story has been a big shock to the world

Evra’s family’s story has been a big shock to the world

Patrice Evra speaks out on racist abuse and how to combat it

When the world saw Manchester City striker, striker, striker depart the Etihad Stadium in the January transfer window, it was a big loss to football.

After spending the summer at the Etihad and scoring a hat-trick on his return from a broken leg last season, Evra’s decision to leave the club in January was largely down to the personal demands he faces following the death of his grandfather and his mother’s struggles with depression.

Now, with Evra making his way back to England this month, he has spoken extensively about the racist abuse he has received since moving to Manchester. “The abuse that I’ve received is not just because of the colour of my skin, and black people in general in general and the way we are treated by people.

“There’s a lot of ignorance and hate,” he said, ahead of his return to Manchester this month.

“There are things at the football grounds in United that make me sad. I’ve never felt that kind of hatred, and I will never feel that kind of hatred.”

It has been six months since Evra and his family left the USA for Canada, but there has been a big response from across the world to his family’s story.

“I spoke to family, my own, friends, all my people who were supporting me and my mum, through this,” he said. “But as much as I have had a good response from around the world, I don’t think I can be as much of an example as you can.”

That was the case when he first heard about the abuse.

However, Evra is no stranger to discrimination himself, having made it clear in the lead up to his move to Old Trafford where he wanted to play: “When I first arrived in England, I went

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