How Hitler salutes and ethnic hatred returned to soccer


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At a football match in western Sydney at the weekend, some of the supporters were doing Nazi salutes, booing the Welcome to Country, and singing ultra-nationalist chants. It was a return to the ugly displays of violence and hatred between different ethnic groups which were once common in suburban clubs around the country. Today, Samantha Lewis, a football writer for ABC Sport, on how the 'beautiful game' is still reckoning with its complicated history in Australia. Featured: Samantha Lewis, football writer, ABC Sport

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