Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba makes stand against racism. The Frenchman has taken the battle against racism into his own hands in the wake of continuing “ignorance” being shown at football stadiums across the continent.
A couple of days ago, Chelsea’s player Antonio Rudiger received racist abuse during a match against Tottenham Hotspur. During the match, in the 63rd minute to be exact, Antonio Rudiger was seen met the referee of the match along with his teammate and captain Cesar Azpilicueta. Antonio Rudiger was seen mimicking a monkey gesture when he talked with the referee. Right after the report, a total of three announcements was made on the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.
Paul Pogba came off the bench as Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s side secured a 4-1 win against Newcastle United on Boxing Day. It was his first time to play since September. The 26-year-old player seen wearing black and white wristbands during the warm-up. There are “no to racism” and “we are one” written on the wristbands. Paul Pogba asked his teammates to join him in wearing the wristbands before the match as well, meanwhile, he also has seen giving his wristband to a young fan in the crowd.
Paul Pogba Was Subjected To Racism On Social Media
Paul Pogba admits to sports betting site Malaysia it was his own idea. He even said that he has been thinking about doing this exact thing, but he didn’t want to go through the UEFA or FIFA, so he did it by himself. He believes they have the chance to have the power to show things in football, on Television. He believes when people see that they will understand what he wants to address.
Paul Pogba himself was subjected to racism on social media early this season. And he knew how it feels. Therefore he wants to stand against racism at all costs, and by doing a real act, such as wearing and encouraging his teammate to play specific wristbands, he believes people will notice what he wants to address.