I stand corrected on the particulars of his ancestry, but that still doesn't make him black, except under antiquated white-centric classification systems that termed someone "black" if they weren't obviously "pure" white. It would make him "mixed race", for want of a better term. FWIW, Tiger Wood's isn't "black" either, something which he himself has pointed out.Strontium Dog wrote:His grandfather is black, which makes Suarez black under whatever racial classification you want to employ.klr wrote:Er no, Suarez is Latino.
Good grief. Maybe I need a "tongue in cheek" smiley.Strontium Dog wrote:The "Liverpool FC tradition of racism" is comments by one old man?klr wrote:But he's apparently upholding the Liverpool FC tradition of racism ...
I think you don't know what tradition means.
Hyperbole much? There's no evidence at all that the English FA is institutionally corrupt, and certainly not in the way FIFA is. If Liverpool and Suarez they felt they had a realistic case for appeal, they'd have readily taken up the option of appealing to the FA, and beyond that maybe even to CAS.Strontium Dog wrote:I completely understand why. Even though there isn't a shred of real evidence against Luis, and Evra has form for false accusations of racial abuse, I think the club recognise that the FA is as corrupt an organisation as you could ever encounter and that an appeal is doomed to failure. They've seen that Surez has been well and truly stitched up and decided to draw a line under it.klr wrote:Liverpool and Suarez have chosen ... not to appeal:
The official report is here:
http://www.thefa.com/TheFA/Disciplinary ... ssion.ashx