According to the Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, the racist abuse he received last week on Twitter is just ignorant comments by people.
After he failed to convert a goal from the penalty kick spot, Manchester United’s Paul Pogba received a lot of discriminatory comments on Twitter.
Now the Red Devils midfielder has spoken about the racist abuse he has received on social media.
“My ancestors and my parents suffered for my generation to be free today, to work, to take the bus, to play football,” Pogba said according to The Mirror.
“Racist insults are ignorance and can only make me stronger and motivate me to fight for the next generation.”
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also added: “Paul’s fine.”
“Paul’s a strong character and it makes him stronger. I just cannot believe we still sit here in 2019 talking about these instances.”
“Social media is a place where, as Harry said, people can hide behind fake identities,” he added.
“I don’t think it’s down to me to change it but we’ve got to do something about it and the authorities have got to do something about these ones that spread this hate.”
“You just feel sorry for them really. They must have problems themselves when they have to do this,” he commented.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 24, 2019