Pogba: We cannot tolerate racism anymore
Manchester United’s Paul Pogba has posted a defiant statement of support for Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka, stating “we cannot tolerate or stand for racism anymore”.
United moved quickly to condemn the disgraceful messages and urged supporters to utilise our See Red campaign, which allows fans to quickly report any acts of abuse or discrimination online.
As we have seen since Sunday night, the football world is together in supporting three young England internationals who dared to be great, by stepping up for their country when it mattered.
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Starting his message by tagging Rashford, Sancho and Saka directly, Pogba wrote: “I am PROUD OF YOU. You win some, you lose some. You took the courage to take the penalties and you showed your worth to help your country reach the final.
“We cannot tolerate or stand for racism anymore and we will never stop combatting it. You boys should hold your heads high and be proud of your confidence. You are examples of this beautiful game. Never forget that. Be proud of yourselves, the World of football is proud of you!”
“What I am reading this afternoon is absolutely horrendous,” wrote the Scotland international on Instagram. “Something seriously needs to be done about this because, for the amount we speak about people and footballers being racially abused, it keeps happening time and time again. Keep your head up.”