Ashley Young becomes the newest footballer exposed to racist abuse after Manchester United defeat by Barcelona, while Kick It Out calls on Twitter to take & # 39; serious action & # 39; to undertake
- Ashley Young was racially abused on Tuesday after the loss of Man United
- He was abused after United & # 39; s Champions League defeat against Barcelona
- Kick It Out has called for action against & # 39; unbridled discrimination & # 39; of black players
Football equality for equality Kick It Out has called for action against & # 39; unbridled discrimination & # 39; on social media after Ashley Young became the newest footballer who was racially abused online.
The entire back of Manchester United was subjected to mistreatment after the elimination of the quarterfinals in the Champions League by Barcelona.
Young played the full 90 minutes in the Nou Camp when United suffered a 3-0 loss and left the league 4-0.
Ashley Young became the newest football player who was racially abused Tuesday night online
Kick It Out has called for action against & # 39; unbridled discrimination & # 39; of black players on social media
It is the latest in a wave of incidents where black soccer players were racially abused in English clubs, and Kick It Out accused Twitter of not doing enough to combat the problem on their platform.
In an online statement, Kick It Out said: “Another black player, this time Ashley Young, focused on racist abuse on social media after tonight's Champions League match.
& # 39; Again, we continue to ask Twitter the same question – when will you take serious action to tackle the rampant discrimination on your platform? & # 39;
Young was abused after United & # 39; s Champions League defeat to Barcelona at the Nou Camp
Numerous high-profile players have recently been victims of racist abuse, including Mohamed Salah, Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly.
A racist song by Chelsea fans focused on Salah was posted online last Thursday for their Europa League match away to Slavia Prague.
Sterling was subjected to racist mistreatment while playing for England to Montenegro in a Euro 2020 qualifier, while teammate Danny Rose said he "can't wait" to stop playing due to discrimination.
Arsenal is currently investigating after another online video about racist abuse, from a supporter addressed to Napoli defender Koulibaly.