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Siem De Jong interviewed about racism in football – Video

6 years ago

Siem De Jong has taken a breather from his recuperation programme to give a helping hand to Show Racism the Red Card (SRTRC).

This excellent initiative was born in the north east many years ago and is an organisation that can make everybody in the region proud, with its great work spread far wider than Tyneside.

Newcastle’s Dutch midfielder Siem De Jong has told SRTRC about growing up and his career in football, you can watch the whole interview below.

Here are just a couple of snippets;

“In football you get involved with different cultures and different people.

“I think it makes you better as a human being, you learn more from different cultures.

Growing up;

“When I was growing up I played football with a lot of different nationalities.

“A lot of different skin colours and different guys, so for me it is quite normal to be in surroundings with different nationalities.”



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