Milan and Juventus joined together to stand up against racism by wearing custom jerseys on Friday night, before their semi-final match in the second leg of Coppa Italia.
Milan’s anti-racist gesture was a simple black shirt with a slogan of ‘Black Lives Matter’ below the club’s logo.
Meanwhile, Juventus’ training shirts in block capitals that had ‘NO RACISM’ emblazoned on the back. Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala were seen wearing them with the rest of the team.
Even in football, his season there has been a spate of racial incidents in Italian football, with Romelu Lukaku and Mario Balotelli among the players reported for racial violence.
Each of the Serie A clubs responded to this rise in racism with shirts featuring anti-racism signs and promoting the Black Lives Matter movement.