Spanish Soccer Legend Iniesta’s Tweet Just Proves That Blackface During Three Kings Day Is (Sadly) Still a Thing

Jan 7, 2019
9:17 AM

Ah, Three Kings Day, that January 6 holiday when we remind everyone that yes, blackface is sadly alive and well in the 21st century.

As the following Sunday tweet from Spanish soccer legend Andrés Iniesta shows:

As expected, Iniesta is feeling the heat for this one:

Yet as expected, the typical threads about how innocent this all is have popped up as well:

This is simple.


Blackface is just not good. Not ever. Do we really have to explain why?