'They picked on me because of my skin color': Paris racism victim

February 19, 2015 11:21 AM

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PARIS (Reuters) - The victim of a racist incident involving Chelsea soccer fans in the Paris metro did not know the incident had been filmed and widely broadcast and will now lodge an official complaint with police, he told French daily Le Parisien.

"I don't speak a word of English ... but it was clear to me they were picking on me because of the color of my skin," the victim, identified by Le Parisien as Souleymane, 33, said.

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