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Marcus Rashford racially abused online after Europa League final defeat


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Manchester United star Marcus Rashford has revealed he was subjected to sickening racial abuse after the club's Europa League Final defeat.

United lost the match to Villarreal in Poland in a penalty shoot-out.

Rashford detailed the abuse on his Twitter page.

"At least 70 racial slurs on my social accounts counted so far. For those working to make me feel any worse than I already do, good luck trying," he wrote.

The 23-year-old added:

"Iโ€™m more outraged that one of the abusers that left a mountain of monkey emojis in my DM is a maths teacher with an open profile. He teaches children!! And knows that he can freely racially abuse without consequenceโ€ฆ"

It's not the first time Rashford has suffered disgusting racial abuse online.

Back in January, Greater Manchester police investigated messages sent to the England striker.

Football engaged in a four-day blackout from social media at the end of last month to take a stand against online abuse and trolling.

United have added their own comment on their Twitter page, which read:

"Following the #UEL final, our players were subjected to disgraceful racist abuse. If you see any form of abuse or discrimination, act and report it."


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