Used Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright says “these messages peaceful hit me so laborious” as he detailed racist abuse he has suffered on social media.
Wright, 56, tweeted a sequence of screengrabs of offensive messages he bought from “unbiased a exiguous one” on Instagram.
“My energy is horrid however I could no longer flip the different cheek,” acknowledged Wright.
“You enact this in public and he’d be sat in detention center!!! We drained. This kid can fetch me and there might be nothing stopping him from sending me [abusive messages].”
Wright, who also played for Crystal Palace and West Ham, is now a pundit on Match of the Day and has previously highlighted the position of social media as a vehicle for racism.
Used Tottenham and England striker Darren Crooked called the messages despatched to Wright “disgusting” and a “disgrace”.
Crooked added: “The sad ingredient is, is that here’s an day after day occurrence, yet these idiots are allowed to day-to-day turn out to be keyboard warriors and face no punishment.”