ARE WE REALLY OK WITH THE TREATMENT OF ADAM GOODES?

The Upside News

In the aftermath of Phil Walsh’s death we saw Australian football at its best. The passion of the game was channelled into a very moving series of tributes that transcended divisions, with the community uniting to celebrate a man who had dedicated most of his life to this great sport. Regrettably, within a few short weeks, however, we are now seeing footy as its worst in the ugly reaction to Adam Goodes.

Goodes is a champion of the game: premierships, Brownlow medals, All-Australian honours and Australian of the Year, he has done it all. I only wish that he had been running around in a Port Adelaide jumper all these years, and I’m sure that most supporters would love to have a player of his rare calibre on their team. And yet sadly, he may end his career to the sound of jeering from opposition fans.

How has it come…

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