Footage has emerged of United fans singing the song about Lukaku, who signed from Everton in a £90 million deal in July, during the club’s 3-0 win at home to Basle in the Champions League last week. It is understood that United fans repeated the chant on Sunday at Old Trafford when their team beat Everton 4-0 in the Premier League.
The song, to the tune of the Stone Roses’ Made of Stone, makes reference to the size of the striker’s penis. Kick It Out said that the song should be banned because it reinforced the stereotype that black men are better endowed than others.
Within the lifetime of near every reader here black football players in the UK used to be greeted with chimp noises and the throwing of bananas. Today they’re singing a – congratulatory I assume – song about how one of them has a big dick. This might not be quite how the bien pensants think it should be but I find it very difficult indeed to think that this isn’t an advance to a point where the problem is solved.