Son Heung-min cheered for an old colleague who was attacked by racism after the match against Manchester United.
Southampton defender Walker-Peters left a post about racism on his social media on the 14th (Korean time). Walker-Peters said: ‘I am proud of the points I gained from a tough game at Old Trafford. “I am grateful to the away fans who supported us,” he said, “the racism I received is something no player or individual should ever go through. we need to get better More action must be taken to prevent this from happening again.” 슈퍼벳 토토
Southampton recorded a 0-0 draw in the 2022-23 season Premier League round 27 away match against Manchester United held on the 12th. Walker-Peters started as a side defender for Southampton and played full-time. Walker-Peters, who injured Manchester United’s Garnacho in a rough tackle in the match, said, ‘It is not my intention to hurt a teammate. I hope for a speedy recovery and hope to be able to play an active role as soon as possible.”
Son Heung-min supported Walker-Peters’ remarks, saying, ‘Cheer up, you said well.’ Walker-Peters played as a teammate of Son Heung-min while moving from Tottenham to Southampton in the 2019-20 season.
The British BBC also reported that ‘Instagram took action by deleting all racist posts on Walker-Peters’ account.’ Southampton is disgusted by the behavior of online users who abuse them because of their skin color. Social media companies criticized the lack of action against racism.