Borussia Dortmund's 15-year-old star Youssoufa Moukoko was subjected to threats of violence and racist abuse during a local derby between the two clubs' junior sides on Sunday.
Bayern Munich, who face Lyon in a Champions League semi-final on Wednesday, have fired a coach from their youth academy amid a police investigation into allegations of racism.
Youssoufa Moukoko, one of the most promising starlets at Borussia Dortmund, received a very special birthday present. The so-called 'African Messi' highlighted one of his favourites. the one from Messi, his idol.
Youssoufa Moukoko is the man of the moment in Germany. His quality on the pitch doesn't seem to match his young age, as he is only 14, but this is now a reality in football. In certain parts of Germany, they are calling him the "African Messi" and he has now scored 103 goals in 64 games.
The young talent has captured the attention of several Premier League outfits, after putting in impressive performances both at club level and for Germany at international level.