alex oxlade-chammberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chammberlain

*England football (soccer) star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain‘s family have become the latest to decide against supporting their son at Euro 2012, amid fears about racism in tournament co-hosts Ukraine.

Family members were planning to support the 18-year-old Arsenal midfielder in his first call-up to the England squad but pulled out due to concerns that black players and their relatives will be targeted by a violent, racist minority.

Last week, the family of Oxlade-Chamberlain’s Arsenal and England team-mate, Theo Walcott, said they would not take the risk to travel after public warnings about safety from the British government.

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