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Japan: Chinese spectators boo Japanese team, arouse national debate

Ampontan discusses the booing of the Japanese national team by a crowd of Chinese spectators at the Women's World Cup. After losing the game, the Japanese team displayed a banner that read: “Thank you China” in three languages, a gesture which Ampontan describes as “the gold standard for behavior in NE Asia”.

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  • Jean-Marie

    The world cup was in China, not in Germany. That should be changed; a banner reading “Thank you China” would not make sense if the world cup was held in Germany.

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