French super club Paris Saint-Germain admits young players were racially profiled at the club

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Business Insider—Paris Saint-Germain admitted that players were racially profiled in a statement on Thursday. Following allegations made by French news site Mediapart, PSG said that the head of its academy scouting department had acted on his own initiative to profile the players. Mediapart shared player evaluation forms obtained by whistleblowers at Football Leak, which had a field for ethnic "origin," the detailing of which is illegal in France. PSG condemned discrimination in its statement and said it had...

Paris Saint-Germain admit to racially profiling young players. • PSG say management was unaware of ‘secret’ scouting policy• Questions first raised in March 2014 Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed that their scouts illegally racially profiled young players as part of their recruitment process. They were asked to list whether the youngsters were French, north African, West Indian or African, allegedly in order to limit the number of black recruits, according to the investigative news website Mediapart, citing documents from the Football Leaks dossier....