Former England international & SRtRC honorary patron discusses the impact of racism & the dangers of prejudice surrounding immigration
“If someone is scared and is facing tough degrees of racism then they have to speak to someone – whether it be their parents, schools teachers or someone else they can trust at school”
Gary Lineker, TV presenter & former professional footballer
Other role models from the world of sport have also taken part in interviews to support the films including Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas, Manchester United's Chris Smalling and Liverpool's Joe Allen. England Womens players Eni Aluko, Steph Houghton and Michelle Hinnigan also took time out to share thier experiences of racism and provide advice and support to those experiencing prejudice.
Gary has been a supporter and patron of Show Racism the Red Card over a number of years, and the campaign would like to thank him and all those at Match of the Day for lending their support and promoting a positive anti racism message.