Tottenham have called on social media companies and authorities to “take action” after reporting online racist abuse directed at their forward Heung-Min Son following the 2-0 win over West Ham on Super Sunday.
Son of who scored the second goal in their 2-0 win over thier London rivals West Ham Untied, at the Tottenham Stadium.
Spurs Tweeted: “We have been made aware of the utterly reprehensible online racist abuse directed at Heung-Min Son during today’s match, which has been reported by the club.
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“We stand with Sonny and once again call on the social media companies and authorities to take action.”
The Football Association replied to Tottenham’s tweet with a similar call for action later on Sunday evening.
“We strongly condemn the racist abuse aimed at Son Heung-min this evening,” read an FA tweet. “This has no place in our game and we fully support the authorities and social media companies to take the strongest possible action to tackle it.”
In June 2022, the same thing happened when a group of 12 men racially abuse son on Twitter, and were given community resolutions and they wrote apologies to the Tottenham forward.
Earlier in February, Troy Deeney said the racial abuse he received at the hands of a Birmingham supporter shows “certain football fans” are still lacking in “education and respect”.
Deeney – Birmingham’s captain – and a number of supporters reported hearing the striker being subjected to racist abuse following the Blues’ 2-0 defeat to Cardiff at St Andrew’s.
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