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'This is a bigger problem than football': Rio Ferdinand calls for 'sanctions' to be put in place to punish racist abuse after Richarlison had a banana thrown at him... as the former England defender admits he is 'disgusted and tired' of constant discussion on racism Rio Ferdinand is 'tired' of continuous discussions about racist abuse in football Spurs forward Richarlison had a banana thrown at him against Tunisia for Brazil  The former Man United defender has called for sanctions to be put in place 

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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

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 team-mates, in a shocking incident of racist abuse from Tunisia fans watching the 5-1 loss vs Brazil on Tuesday

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

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