Tottenham Hotspur Son Heung-min made a big success by scoring his 5th goal in the league this season. But now in England, it is noisy with racist acts against Son Heung-min.
Son Heung-min replaced Richarlison in the 23rd minute of the second half in the home game against West Ham United held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on the 20th. Heung-Min Son scored his 5th goal of the season 4 minutes after being substituted.
During the match, it was revealed that some West Ham fans did not hesitate to act racist against Son Heung-min online. The content posted on Twitter has already been deleted, but Tottenham who saw it officially raised a problem.
Tottenham said on social media, “We received a report that there was a racist insult towards Son Heung-min online during the game. It is an act to be condemned. We stand with Son Heung-min and once again urge social media companies and authorities to take action.”
According to the British media, Tottenham demanded that stronger action be taken against Twitter, which posted racist posts.
Fans also defended Son Heung-min and demanded to reject ‘racism’. One fan wrote: “This is shameful and disgusting behavior. We support Son Heung-min.”
Another fan said, “When the time comes, something like this happens. I’m not even shocked anymore. It is a sad world we live in.”
Arsenal fans did not stand still. An Arsenal fan took a direct hit, saying, “I don’t like Tottenham, but the racist behavior is disgusting.” 바카라
West fans also said, “We don’t want them to be associated with our club. Tottenham won rightfully. It’s embarrassing how people look down on the game of football.”
There were several times of racism towards Son Heung-min. In 2021, 12 people were investigated or detained for making racist remarks to Son Heung-min on Twitter. Eventually, he even submitted an apology.
Meanwhile, a Twitter spokesperson also issued a statement in response to Tottenham’s strong demand. “Racism through Twitter is not tolerated. Twitter has deleted numerous racist comments against Son Heung-min. We will continue to monitor the issue.”