Thierry Henry suggests that payers these days are making the media and general public more aware of the racism situation in football.
Recent incidences involving AZ Alkmaarâ€™s Jozy Altidore and AC Milanâ€™s Kevin-Prince Boateng have been noted due to the player taking a stand and New York Red Bull star Henry has indicated that there is now more attention on misbehaving supporters.
â€śItâ€™s not that it is happening more, itâ€™s more that the players are making people notice it more,â€ť he told The Associated Press.
â€śA lot of the time, a player used to go along with it, so you guys wouldnâ€™t have known about it. Now the players are calling the ref and pointing at the guy and saying that guy is saying something bad.â€ť
When asked what sanctions can be taken, Henry felt that points deductions would force clubs to contain any racist behaviour from fans.
â€śMaybe take some points away,â€ť Henry said. â€śIâ€™m not in charge of taking control of all the stuff. Those are only suggestions.â€ť