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Pablo Matera sacked as Argentina captain for racist tweets – Sydney Morning Herald

The Pumas skipper has been stood down effective immediately after racist tweets emerged on Tuesday.

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Pablo Matera has been sacked as Pumas captain after old, xenophobic tweets emerged earlier today.
Argentina Rugby Union released a statement via Twitter on Tuesday which confirmed the immediate sanction.
Argentina’s Pablo Matera at full time after beating New Zealand.Credit:Stuart Walmsley/Rugby Australia
The Argentine Rugby Union strongly repudiates the discriminatory and xenophobic comments published by members of the Los Pumas team on social networks and meeting urgently, the Board of Directors…

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