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Altidore target of racist chants in Dutch Cup game

Updated: January 30, 2013, 12:09 AM ET
Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- American forward Jozy Altidore was the target of racist chants Tuesday during AZ Alkmaar's 5-0 win over second-tier Den Boscha in the quarterfinals of the Dutch Cup.

Altidore, who is black, said he had never faced such serious abuse from the stands.

"There's nothing I can do about it," he told Dutch television's Eredivisie Live. "All I can do is pray for them and hope they can become better people."

Referee Reinold Wiedemeijer wanted to stop the match ...

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