England midfielder Declan Rice requires motion over social media abuse of footballers

England midfielder Declan Rice requires motion over social media abuse of footballers

Requires social media corporations to take stronger motion in opposition to web trolls have to this point produced an underwhelming response within the eyes of many Premier League gamers.

England midfielder Declan Rice calls for action over social media abuse of footballers

England’s Declan Rice throughout their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification match in opposition to Albania. AFP

London: Declan Rice on Tuesday mentioned England gamers may contemplate boycotting social media sooner or later if the present abuse of Premier League stars shouldn’t be resolved.

Former Arsenal and France star Thierry Henry left all of his platforms earlier this week after saying sufficient had not been achieved to deal with racist abuse throughout social media websites.

A number of Premier League gamers together with Manchester United duo Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial and Chelsea’s Reece James have been subjected to vile on-line taunts.

Requires social media corporations to take stronger motion in opposition to web trolls have to this point produced an underwhelming response within the eyes of many Premier League gamers.

Forward of Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier in opposition to Poland, West Ham midfielder Rice mentioned the England workforce had but to debate the problem as a gaggle however he hinted they may very well be pressured to take motion if the scenario does not enhance.

“I feel one thing positively needs to be achieved. There was means an excessive amount of social media abuse, within the final 12 months particularly,” Rice informed reporters.

“For somebody like me, who runs my very own account and has that interplay and love with the followers, I haven’t got any issues with social media.

“I feel it is necessary {that a} participant like me can have that interplay with West Ham followers and England followers.

“However sure, Thierry Henry has clearly boycotted it and I noticed (Gareth) Bale got here out and say one thing. It is perhaps a call that will probably be spoken about sooner or later by the gamers.”

Sarcastically, Rice was talking after turning into a extra light-hearted social media meme over the weekend following England’s World Cup qualifier in opposition to Albania.

As England celebrated a aim within the 2-0 victory, Rice put up his hand for a excessive 5 solely to be roundly ignored by his team-mates — a picture that went viral on the web.

“It was humorous as a result of as we had been on the aircraft and nearly to depart Albania, Harry Kane, I did not assume he’d seen what had occurred and he is seen the video and referred to as me and mentioned, ‘Dec, sorry mate’,” Rice mentioned.

“I turned spherical to him and had a little bit of amusing. Like I mentioned to the boss, I have been was a meme once more.

“We had the one with Mason (Mount) scaring me and clearly now I have been left hanging, so I would like to enhance on that entrance.”

 

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