Liverpool left Kosovo-born Swiss international Xherdan Shaqiri out of the squad for the Champions League tie at Red Star Belgrade after he made a hand gesture of an Albanian national symbol to celebrate World Cup goals against Serbia.
Racism in football is a reflection of a wider problem in European society of institutional racism and discrimination. Can Europe evolve and become accepting or will it retreat in fear at the confidence displayed by immigrants.
Switzerland's 2-1 win against Serbia puts them into second place in Group E. The Swiss will advance to the round of 16 if they beat Costa Rica on Wednesday in Nizhny Novgorod. Serbia will face Brazil in Moscow at the same time.
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