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England & Leicester Tigers’ Ellis Genge racially abused on social media after Premiership closing win | Rugby Union Information

“On one other word, assume it is vital to focus on that that is nonetheless a large drawback, from a legit account too. Not right here for a headhunt therefore the black out, frequent prevalence and socials/legislation ought to come down on it.” – Ellis Genge, after struggling racist abuse

Final Up to date: 19/06/22 12:41pm

Ellis Genge has revealed he was racially abused on Twitter hours after Leicester's Premiership title win

Ellis Genge has revealed he was racially abused on Twitter hours after Leicester’s Premiership title win

Leicester Tigers captain Ellis Genge has revealed he was racially abused on social media, following his facet’s late 15-12 Premiership closing victory over Saracens on Saturday. 

Genge, who has 36 caps for England, took to social media within the early hours of Sunday morning at 2am to screenshot the racist message he obtained.

Having first despatched out a submit to have a good time Tigers’ first title success since 2013, he stated: “Over the moon for this group to win one thing so particular and share the moments with household much more so,” wrote Genge on his account. “Hope you’ve got all loved the journey, thanks Leicester Tigers for all you may have given me and my household. Gengey out x.”

Minutes later Genge despatched out one other submit with an accompanying screenshot together with a racial slur that he had obtained.

“On one other word, assume it is vital to focus on that that is nonetheless a large drawback, from a legit account too. Not right here for a headhunt therefore the black out, frequent prevalence and socials/legislation ought to come down on it.”

Genge edited the screenshot of the message in order to take away parts that might establish the sender.

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