00:01 GMT08 August 2020
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    Several social media users noted that the picture tweeted by the club shows a scene from a post-goal celebration.

    An Italian Serie A football club Torino F.C. Ended up facing criticism on social media after posting a tweet related to the BLM agenda.

    The tweet in question contains no text save for a “Black Lives Matter” hashtag, and features a photo of a black footballer taking a knee in the field, with a white footballer standing in front of him.

    Quite a few social media users did not seem amused with this imagery, some arguing that it might be perceived as a black man kneeling in front of a white man.

    ​A number of people pointed out, however, that the picture in question actually portrays a scene from a post-goal celebration, though some of them did note that perhaps Torino should've chosen a different frame.

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