Tag: Social media

FIFA study shows that Euro and AFCON players are abused heavily on social media with Saka and Rashford being the most attacked

FIFA, the world football regulatory body, has linked up with Fifpro, the players’ union, in an attempt to track down those who abuse players on social media. 400,000 social media messages were tracked throughout the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final, as well as this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, according to a study. According to […]

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Victor Osimhen refutes claims that Napoli has access to his Social Media Accounts … Calls it ‘Fake news’

Victor Osimhen has responded to Napoli’s accusation that the club has access to his social media passwords calling it ‘fake news’. According to reports, the Italian club has also prevented the striker from renewing his Nike sponsorship contract. Since joining Napoli from Lille in July 2020, Osimhen has immediately established himself as a fan favorite, […]

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Matt Le Tissier resigns as Southampton’s ambassador over controversial social media post on the war in Ukraine

Matt Le Tissier resigned as a Southampton ambassador after criticism over a contentious social media statement about the Ukraine crisis. Matt Le Tissier has been chastised for spreading a conspiracy theory concerning apparent civilian deaths in Ukraine. On Tuesday, the 53-year-old former Saints and England forward revealed a conspiracy theory about what appears to be […]

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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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Granit Xhaka of Arsenal laments the plight of social media abuse over his family

Arsenal’s defensive midfielder, Granit Xhaka has revealed that he and his family were always abused on social media whenever the North London club records a defeat. The 28-year-old Swiss footballer said the rate at which footballers are being abused lately can destroy the game of football. Xhaka is married to his long-term lover, Leonita Lekaj. […]

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