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​Koeman backs Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum anti-racism gesture

Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman is fully backing Georginio Wijnaldum and his anti-racism gesture during a 5-0 win over Estonia.

Wijnaldum and Frenkie de Jong pointed at their skin to the crowd after scoring the first goal of the game.

It is a byproduct of an incident that occurred involving Excelsior's Ahmad Mendes Moreira, who suffered racist abuse from Den Bosch fans in a Dutch second division game.

"Gini just said something about it in the dressing room," Koeman told reporters.

"He said he feels so happy with this Dutch team, where this problem [of racism] does not occur.

"It is one team and it's nice to see."

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