Raiders fans in Mexico use homophobic soccer chant during game with Texans

The Raiders practically played a home game Monday night at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, but a homophobic soccer chant still made a clear appearance during kickoffs.

The "puto" chant has been a consistent source of controversy for the Mexico national soccer team and its supporters. The chant, which is a homophobic slur, is shouted at the opposing goalkeeper during goal kicks.

When the Texans kicked off on Monday after a field goal, the chant was picked up by the ESPN broadcast.

In October, FIFA fined the Mexican football federation $30,600 for the supporters' use of the chant. According to ESPN, it was the fifth time in 11 months that FIFA had penalized the federation for the offense.

For The Win has reached out to ESPN for comment.


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