Lionel Messi utilized his social media platform with 200 million followers to call for activity against online abuse on Saturday.
The boycott is being supported by the English Football Association, Premier League, League Managers Association, WSL, English Football League, Women’s Championship, Professional Footballers Association, Professional Game Match Officials Limited, Kick It Out and Football Supporters Association as well as a number of other groups and individuals in football.
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Lionel Messi wrote in Spanish.“Nobody deserves to be insulted,” “We are seeing, and living with, abuse that is growing and becoming worse on social media and nobody is doing anything to stop it. We must strongly condemn these hostile attitudes and demand that the companies that run these networks take action against this behavior.”
The Barcelona forward’s message matches with a four-day boycott of social media by soccer leagues, clubs, and players in England to challenge online racial abuse and segregation.
Messi was not quiet. All things considered, he utilized his Instagram post to “send a major embrace and congrats to everyone individuals in British soccer for the plan to hold this mission against abuse and segregation on social media.”
Messi asked for his followers to “offer significance to the PEOPLE that are behind each profile, so we as a whole understand that behind each record is an individual in fragile living creature and blood, who snickers, cries, appreciates life and endures.”
He went further and asked for Facebook, Twitter, and other social media organizations to accomplish more.