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Rio Ferdinand has called for harsher punishment of anyone guilty of racist abuse, admitting that he has become tired of the discussion, and the fact that player's are being subjected to it.
The former England and Manchester United centre-back revealed that he has become 'tired and disgusted' of the behaviour, suggesting that people feel they are able to get away with it.
Tottenham and Brazil star was celebrating his goal in a 5-1 international friendly win against Tunisia when he had a banana thrown at him from the crowd.
Rio Ferdinand has called for stricter punishments for those found guilty of any racist abuse
A banana was thrown onto the pitch as Richarlison celebrated his goal with his team-mates
Ferdinand said on BT Sport: 'I’m disgusted and tired we have to keep having these conversations and players are subjected to this abuse.
'It’s about time those that run the game put sanctions in place to discourage those for doing it. Doesn’t feel like this is the case now