Soccer Players Launch Social Media Boycott Over Racial Abuse

"I don't want any future players to go through what I've been through in my career."

  • Published 18 April 2019

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Soccer players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms. Following a series of high-profile cases, the Professional Footballers' Association has gathered support from players to stay off Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from 9 a.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday. "Football has a problem with racism," England and Tottenham defender Danny Rose said. "I don't want any future players… Read at AP News