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Antoine Griezmann Goes Full Blackface For "80s Party" [Update]

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Antoine Griezmann is one of the best soccer players in the world, starring for Atlético Madrid and consistently drawing interest from all the world’s juggernaut clubs. But wow, he really fucked up when deciding on a costume for an “80s party.”

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Putting aside the fact that “NBA All-Star” feels like a pretty lame, off-theme pick—oh my god. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a bigger star pull something this egregiously racist. I mean, this isn’t even just blackface. It’s his whole damn body!

Here’s a screenshot for when the tweet inevitably gets deleted:

Update (4:49 p.m. ET): He deleted it and posted this apology, which (very roughly) translates to “I recognize that was clumsy on my part. If I hurt some people I am sorry.”

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