Unattractive this Sunday against a West Bromwich team solid in defense, Manchester United conceded a draw (1-1) during this 25th day of the Premier League. Replaced during the game, Anthony Martial has been the target of many racist insults on social networks.
Disappointment prevails this Sunday for Manchester United, held in check (1-1) on the field of West Bromwich Albion during the 25th day of the Premier League. Holder at the kickoff on the left wing of the Red Devils attack, Anthony Martial received according to Sky Sports many racist insults after the meeting on social networks.
A joint letter from several teams to denounce the abuses
Anthony Martial has received several insults in reference to his skin color, but also monkey emojis. Regular abuse, as was also the case for his team-mate Axel Tuanzebe, also the victim of racist insults after Manchester United’s recent loss to Sheffield United on January 27.
Last week, Manchester United sent a joint letter with other English teams such as Liverpool or Manchester City to denounce their abuse on social networks. Instagram for its part, in response, that the sanctions will be even stricter with systematic deletions of accounts for the authors of these messages, to avoid the proliferation of its messages.
Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, confirmed this Sunday to Sky Sports that moderators had deleted several racist messages against Anthony Martial. The Frenchman, author of 4 goals this season, was replaced in the 66th minute by Mason Greenwood.