German far-right angry at soccer team's photos on candy bars

May 25, 2016 12:04 PM

18 0

German far-right angry at soccer team's photos on candy bars

BERLIN – Photos of Germany's national soccer team on packages of a popular chocolate brand have prompted online outrage among Germany's far right because they include childhood pictures of players of migrant origin.

Candymaker Ferrero swapped the usual blond boy on its 'Kinder' bars ahead of this summer's European Championships for photos of German players as children. Among them are Jerome Boateng, whose father is from Ghana, and Ilkay Gundogan, whose parents are Turkish.

Read more

To category page

Loading...