Lionel Messi, captain of the FC Barcelona

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Doesn't bite his tongue! Messi raises his voice against abuse in social media

Published:1/05/2021 - 17:38h

Updated:1/05/2021 - 17:38h

Leo Messi has reached the 200 million followers in his account of Instagram and, before celebrating it, heaved his voice in the fight against the abuse in the social platforms

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Lionel Messi has added to the campaign 'Stop On-line Abuse', that looks for to detain definitively the wave of hate in the social networks in the last years. The captain of the FC Barcelona, that has reached the 200 million followers in his official account of Instagram, has published a conclusive message to add to the initiative of the English club and pronounce against the insults, vexations and even threats that receive by part of anonymous people in the platforms.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

To post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi)

The Argentinian shared a publication this Saturday in which it has commented that, although it has achieved the round figure of 200 million followers, can not celebrate it by all what is living in this moment. Messi has explained that "of course that appreciate all the affection and support that always receipt of part of you, but think that arrived the moment to give him importance to all the PEOPLE that are behind each profile, that darse that behind each account there is a person of meat and bone, that laughs, cries, enjoys and suffers, human beings with feelings".

"Anybody deserves be abused neither abused. We coexist seeing and experiencing abuses, increasingly and worse in each one of the networks, without that anybody do at all for avoiding it"

Thus, Messi has asked to elevate the voices for deteber the abuse in the social platforms and that "gives the same if we are anonymous, famous, sporty, referees or followers of a game, even somebody extraneous to all this, gives the same the race, religion, ideology or gender... Anybody deserves be abused neither abused. We coexist seeing and experiencing abuses, increasingly and worse in each one of the networks, without that anybody do at all for avoiding it", wrote, adding that it is necessary to condemn, with firmness, all the so hostile "attitudes and demand to the companies that handle the networks that take urgent measures against these behaviours".

'The Flea' expects that the 200 million people that follow him turn into "the 200 million reasons that exist to do of the networks a safe place and of respect, where can share what want without fear to be abused..." And that there is not space for the "insults, the racism, the abuses and the discriminations. For you that form part of these networks and that always are beside me, expect that they accompany me and support in this crusade".

An initiative that began in the United Kingdom

Big associations and organisations have added to the initiative of the English clubs, that have taken his social networks in the last days to condemn the abuse and invite to his fanatical and followers to take a step forward and delete the messages of hate, insults and threat that receive so many people, inside and out of the world of the sport, through the platforms.

Thus, Leo Messi has finalised his message in Instagram aiming that "big embrace to all and congratulate to all the people of the football in United Kingdom by his idea to arm the campaign against the abuse and the discrimination in networks", sentenced the forward culé.

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