ANTON FERDINAND has been racially abused — days earlier than his racism documentary is aired.
Ferdinand, 35, was abused on Instagram after plugging Anton Ferdinand: Soccer, Racism and Me, which can be screened by the BBC on Monday.
Anton Ferdinand was at QPR when he was allegedly on the receiving finish of racist abuse from Chelsea captain John TerryCredit score: PA:Empics Sport
Offensive messages had been aimed on the former West Ham and QPR defender
He posted: “Within the doc, I discover the problem of racial abuse within the recreation, speaking about my very own experiences for the primary time and what may be achieved to assist gamers coming by way of as we speak!”
Abuser ‘grubiy234’, who seems to be a Chelsea fan, responded with banana and monkey emojis.
The incident has been reported to the social media platform.
Ferdinand was at QPR when he was allegedly on the receiving finish of racist abuse from Chelsea’s John Terry throughout a London derby 9 years in the past.
Terry refuted the claims and was cleared of them in courtroom.
Final week, Terry again denied the allegations after Carlton Cole stated he admitted calling Ferdinand a ‘black c***’ in ‘a second of insanity’.
A press release for Terry stated: “They’re false and by no means occurred and Mr Terry has beforehand been cleared of those allegations in a courtroom of legislation.
“By no means earlier than has Carlton Cole talked about this to Mr Terry or raised any problem of this sort with him, the FA or the police.
Terry refuted Ferdinand’s claims of racism and was cleared of them in courtroomCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
“The rationale for that’s as a result of the phrases weren’t stated.”
Regardless of being cleared in courtroom, Terry acquired a four-game ban by the FA and fined £220,000.
He additionally misplaced the England captaincy.
Over the weekend, Ferdinand opened up about his racism hell forward of the documentary’s launch.
The previous QPR star revealed his mum received death threats and bricks were thrown at her house.
It acquired so unhealthy, Ferdinand admitted he ‘subconsciously blamed himself’ for his mum’s demise as a result of most cancers.