Published on : 27/05/2021 – 12:09
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford revealed on Thursday (May 27th) that he had received dozens of racist messages on social networks, after the Europa League final lost by his club on penalties Wednesday night against Villarreal. ” At least 70 (messages containing) racist insults on my social media accounts at the moment The player tweeted shortly after the end of the match. ” To those who go out of their way to make me feel worse than I already feel, good luck making it happen “, he added. In a second post, he added to be ” even more outraged by one of the insulters who left a mountain of emojis depicting monkeys in my private messages and who is a math teacher with a public account. He teaches children! Rashford protested. A few hours earlier, the striker, known in particular for his action off the field to fight against malnutrition in children, had played the entire C3 final lost (1-1, 11-10 on penalties) of extreme tightness against Villarreal. The 23-year-old is a recurring target for racist slurs online.