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Spanish football chief Angel Villa Llona: We do not have racism problem

Spanish football insists they do not have a racism problem.

UEFA fined the Spanish FA after Spain fans racially abused Mario Balotelli during Euro 2012, while last year Barcelona's Dani Alves said racism in the Spanish game is "uncontrollable".

Samuel Eto'o also highlighted racist abuse during his time with Barcelona.

But Angel Villa Llona, president of the Spanish FA and a member of both FIFA and UEFA's executive committee insisted racism was not a problem.

Asked how racism in Spanish football compared to the game in England, which has had two high-profile abuses cases in the last year, Villa Llona said: "There is no racism in Spanish football."

Asked about the incident when Thierry Henry was the subject of racist language from former Spain coach Luis Aragones, Villa Llona repeated his insistence it was not an issue in Spanish football.

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