Spartak Moscow in racism row after controversial video posted on Twitter

• Caption of black players training translates as ‘See how chocolates melt in sun’
• Critics say racism one of the biggest issues Russia faces in World Cup year

Spartak Moscow are at the centre of a racism row after their official Twitter account posted a video of three black players in training alongside a caption that translates as “See how chocolates melt in the sun”.

The message was accompanied by several emojis of laughing faces and chocolate bars, above a 13-second clip showing the players, reported to be the Brazilian trio Fernando, Luiz Adriano and Pedro Rocha, smiling while stretching in sunny conditions.

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