The Duke of Cambridge has made an insensitive and personal intervention following a series of racist abuses against footballers, demanding that “it be stopped now”.
En Kensington writes on the Royal Twitter feed, Prince William Said: “Racial abuse – on the pitch, on the stand, or on social media – is hateful and must be stopped now.
“It is the responsibility of all of us to create an environment that does not tolerate such abuses, and those who choose to spread hatred and division are held accountable for their actions.
“It simply came to our notice then.
“I commend all the players, supporters, clubs and organizations who continue to call and condemn this abuse. – W.”
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– Marcus Rashford MBE (arMarcusRashford) January 30, 2021
Posting the message with his early W is a sign of his personal commitment to ensuring that those at the highest levels are committed to curbing racism.
He also condemned those who posted abusive news online and called on social media sites not to take adequate responsibility.
This is a sphere very familiar to the prince; In recent years, he has convened an Internet Threat Task Force and called on social media and technology companies to work harder and closer to stop malicious posts and activities.
He was frustrated by the lack of accountability and the reluctance to control those who used the sites to spread hatred and abuse.
As president of the Football Association and an avid football fan, William has previously addressed the issue of racism in the sport.
It is understood he felt he needed to speak after the events of Chelsea defender Reese James, West Brom’s Romain Sawyers and The This Week. Manchester United Players Marcus Rashford, Axel Duansep and Anthony Martial.
On Saturday night, Rashford tweeted that he had received dangerous news After the United draw at Arsenal.
A statement from the Football Association over the weekend reaffirmed their commitment to resolving the issue: “We are united with all of football in our hatred of racist abuse.
“We will continue to work with the rest of the game, government and social media to eliminate this, and all elements of discrimination from our game.”