In the 1960s, an aspiring young defender called Brendon Batson joined Arsenal's youth academy.

He would go on to make history by becoming the first black player to feature for the first team.

Recently, Brendon returned to his old club as an ambassador for Show Racism The Red Card.

Click on the PLAY button above to find out more about Brendon's story.

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