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Mexican soccer fans are reluctant to give up a favorite chant Ś an anti-gay slur
LA SLIMES ^ | 6/25/17 | Kate Linthicum

Posted on 06/26/2017 4:05:22 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

They've been begged by star players to stop it, fined repeatedly, and threatened with dramatic sanctions that could hurt their national team’s chances in....

Mexican soccer fans have been loath to give up their favorite game-day chant, a homophobic slur that has been condemned by gay rights groups, government officials and international soccer authorities.

.....Each time the goalie for the United States team picked up the ball to punt it, the crowd began chanting, “Eehhh,” stretching out the sound like a long musical note on a crescendo. When the goalie finally kicked the ball, the crowd shouted, “puto!” in unison.

The word, which translates roughly to “male prostitute,” has long been used in Mexico as a slur against gay men.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homosexuals; media; soccer; sport
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The LA SLIMES thought this was a big story. Crowd calls opposing players names.

Fake News.

1 posted on 06/26/2017 4:05:23 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

This was a story a couple of years ago, when FIFA was pressured to sanction Mexico for this. They looked into it, and decided not to take any action.

Odd that teams could be punished for something they really can’t control; it does happen in Europe, though.


2 posted on 06/26/2017 4:08:04 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: SoFloFreeper

"Eehhh, puto!"

3 posted on 06/26/2017 4:09:38 AM PDT by Flick Lives
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To: Flick Lives

LOL!


4 posted on 06/26/2017 4:35:50 AM PDT by LeonardFMason (426)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Ehhhhhaputo!!


5 posted on 06/26/2017 4:37:17 AM PDT by ZULU (DUMP THAT POS PAUL RYAN!! KIM FATTY the THIRD = Kim Jung Un)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I guess the LA Times, never heard of Phila. sport fans - they may enjoy a friendly Eagles game...


6 posted on 06/26/2017 4:39:40 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s a tragedy of our benighted times that there are still somehow some cultures out there that do not recognize the shining brilliance that is Gayness.


7 posted on 06/26/2017 4:41:13 AM PDT by Flag_This (Liberals are locusts.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gesundheit!


8 posted on 06/26/2017 4:41:23 AM PDT by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper.)
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To: SoFloFreeper


9 posted on 06/26/2017 4:55:13 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: kearnyirish2

mexicans have plenty of names for sodomites.

and puto ain’t one of them.

puto/a is a mild term used roughly akin to our ‘bitch’ as in your SOB


10 posted on 06/26/2017 5:01:47 AM PDT by vooch (America First)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Laslimes shows its racism!!!


11 posted on 06/26/2017 5:13:55 AM PDT by CygnusXI
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Laslimes shows its racism!!!

And its ignorance, apparently.

12 posted on 06/26/2017 5:20:46 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Here,s a cheer that works well in the USA


13 posted on 06/26/2017 5:26:10 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That is a VERY bad word. There is absolutely nothing benign about the word and they know it. Use of it reflects on the character (rather, the lack thereof) in Mexican society.


14 posted on 06/26/2017 5:26:41 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

How can it be a “slur” if there’s nothing wrong with being a homosexual prostitute? Isn’t that like “insulting” a tall person by calling him “tall”?


15 posted on 06/26/2017 5:30:17 AM PDT by Tax-chick (The Golden Rule. Just that.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Since when has addressing a faggot as a fudge packer, ass-bandit, or puto, become a mortal sin?

Faggotry used to be looked down upon...and by me and my brood it still is.


16 posted on 06/26/2017 5:35:57 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: SoFloFreeper

They should check out the slurs hurled at Tom Brady on many NFL fan boards.


17 posted on 06/26/2017 5:36:13 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Get used to it - President Donald J. Trump)
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and I always thought they were teasing that Chicharito dude . ..
18 posted on 06/26/2017 5:38:03 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> M A G A << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Fake news. Some idiot “journalist” googled for it but didn’t find that “puto” means many things and not just “male prostitute”, the first definition.

In the context of soccer it means “fag”.


19 posted on 06/26/2017 5:41:15 AM PDT by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement, I'd be unstoppable!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
That good old song of Wah-hoo-wah—we'll sing it o'er and o'er
It cheers our hearts and warms our blood to hear them shout and roar
We come from old Virginia, where all is bright and gay (NOT GAY!!)
Let's all join hands and give a yell for the dear old UVA.

(First verse of ersatz alma-mater of UVa, sung after UVa scores at football games among other times. No matter the efforts of the PC crowd, the bolded words have become a de facto part of the song.)

ML/NJ

20 posted on 06/26/2017 5:49:14 AM PDT by ml/nj
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