Tag: Racial Abuse

Lionel Messi advocates against online abuse after hitting 200m followers

Lionel Messi celebrated 200 million Instagram followers by advocating against racial discrimination and social media abuse of all kinds. He urged his 200 million Instagram followers to support him in the fight against the rising cases of abuse on the Internet. The 33-year-old Argentine football star acknowledged British sport for agreeing to boycott social media […]

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Manchester United ban six people over racial abuse on Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son

Manchester United have banned six individuals linked to the club over racial attack on Tottenham Hotspur winger Heung-Min Son. The individuals allegedly abused the South Korean footballer via Twitter after Tottenham’s 3-1 home defeat at the hands of Manchester United on April 11. The six individuals which Manchester United banned earlier today, April 30, are […]

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Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund shows evidence of racists abuse

Jude Bellingham was a victim of racists abuse on social media during the weekend. The 17-year-old English center-midfielder took to his Instagram story to share evidence of the racist attacks targeted at him after Borussia Dortmund‘s 2-2 draw with Cologne. Jude Bellingham was blamed for the 2-2 draw Dortmund suffered away at Rhein Energie Stadion […]

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Brendan Rodgers of Leicester City shows footballers how to deal with social media abuse

The manager of Leicester City, Brendan Rodgers believes that footballers always feel bad about the abuses they get from social media because they go on the internet to get validation for their performance from their followers. Hence, the 48-year-old Northern Irish football tactician urged footballers to stay away from social media if they can not […]

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Marcus Rashford is the third Man United player to be racially abused in 7 days

Marcus Rashford has become the third Manchester United player to be racially abused in the last seven days. His teammates Axel Tuanzebe and Anthony Martial got their share of racial attacks on social media after Manchester United’s league match against Sheffield United on Wednesday, January 27. The two players were criticized for their role in […]

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Racist attack on Joel Obi: Italian clubs Chievo Verona and Pisa disagree

The racist attack on Nigeria international Joel Obi has caused a disagreement between two Italian Serie B clubs, Chievo Verona and Pisa. Verona which happens to be Joel Obi’s club argued that Pisa’s player Michele Marconi used a racially discriminatory phrase on the Nigerian midfielder, while Pisa defended their player. According to a statement issued […]

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Greg Clarke Resigns as FIFA vice-President after leaving FA job

Greg Clarke has stepped down as the vice-president of the world football governing body, FIFA. He has also stepped down as the representative of European football governing body UEFA, on FIFA’s council. Clarke took all these actions less than three days after he described Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) footballers as “high-profile colored footballers” […]

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