Racism is a lethal problem that can not be handled well by the authority of football to this day. Just within this month several cases reported happened all over the world. But the most highlighted by the media was Ashley Young's case. Manchester United's Ashley Young was subjected to massive abusive messages on Twitter during and after the 3-0 defeat at Camp Nou. The incident itself, lead many players all over the world to speak up about social media abuse that happened a lot recently. In fact, all over the world, footballer received terrible treatment whether they are on the pitch or in the street because of racial matter.
Just now United States youth international Chris Gloster was reported received abusive treatment by VfB Lubeck supporters while playing for Hannover this week. His club has made an official statement about the incident on their website.
Hannover has reported the alleged abuse to the Northern German FA, after Hannover's head of academy; Michael Tarnat said the CfB Lubeck fans' behavior had exceeded tolerable limits.
The 18-year-old was subjected to monkey chants and other verbal abuse by members of the 200 traveling Lubeck supporters. Hannover stated that the youngster sat in the dressing room with tears in his eyes and he couldn't believe what just happened. The player was indeed insulted severely and continually during the match. Of course, a young lad like him cannot just swallow it like that. It exceeded tolerable limits and live casino Malaysia completely understand Hannover move to report the incident to the FA.
Christ Gloster as he speaks on The Scuffed Soccer Podcast said he doesn't know how to react because it was his first experience. Thankfully his teammates really helped him through the tough moment. Even the team they were playing against, were comforting him and helping him through it.
Christ Gloster Received Support From Teammates And Friends
Christ Gloster joined Hannover from the New York Red Bull's academy last summer. He is one of the two United States youngsters at Hannover. Following the incident, he received support from his teammates, as well as form Bayern Munich's U.S. player Chris Richards who said on his Twitter there's no place for racism in their game.
As we mentioned before, recently there is plenty of similar case in Germany, let alone the world. Last month Germany internationals Leroy Sane and Ilkay Gundongan were reportedly racially abused by a number of supporters during their nation's friendly against Serbia in Wolfsburg.
On the other side, Thomas Schikorra, a spokesman for VfB Lubeck told the media that the club was stunned by the accusations. He said Hannover did not inform them and there was nothing of the like in the referee's report.