#sports activities West Coast star Nic Naitanui shuts down a racist troll with a VERY funny comeback
West Coast star Nic Naitanui shuts down a so-called ‘fan’ with a VERY funny and fashionable comeback after he was hit with disgusting racist abuse
- The Eagles ruckman has spent a giant a part of the 2022 season on the injured record
- He copped a racist spray on Twitter by a person who stated he needs to be sacked
- Naitanui clapped again and named and shamed the racist who made the put up
- It is the newest in a lengthy line of racist assaults on social media throughout this season
West Coast Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui has named and shamed a racist troll after changing into the newest sufferer of social media assaults which have been rife this AFL season.
The fan favorite has battled damage this season and will solely handle eight video games in a horror marketing campaign for the Covid-ravaged Eagles.
In a poorly worded rant, a Twitter person named Brent Johnson tweeted: ‘your [sic] solely taking part in cos yr black for those who have been white you would be dumped in your stats. Eagles know their [sic] going to lose however need to be politically right.’
The racist assault that Naitanui shared on Twitter with his cheeky response to the troll
Naitanui suffered an damage disrupted 2022 AFL season and will solely play eight video games
Naitanui reposted the tweet with the remark ‘Good morning to you too Brent’ with a smiling face emoji, gathering huge assist from followers together with former Hockeyroo Georgie Parker and former Wallaby Matt Giteau.
‘Sorry to listen to about this impolite and careless particular person which needs to be banned of utilizing social media. Have a beautiful day Nic, and do not let this decrease life have an effect on your wonderful future,’ one fan replied.
‘This is deplorable. And what makes me unhappy is that this particular person is just one of many with the identical racist mentality. Horrendous,’ stated one other.
‘Just horrific that this nonetheless goes on. Nic, you are a champion of our sport and a hell of a good bloke in addition. Brent, try to be extra like Nic, you will be higher off for it,’ posted a supporter.
‘Nic, I’m terribly ashamed you might be handled like this. It’s unhappy and sick folks suppose they will write such rot. If solely they knew it is them wanting pathetic. Keep being you Nic. You have an abundance of supporters,’ tweeted one other.
Unfortunately it isn’t the one racial assault in opposition to an AFL participant on social media this 12 months. Just final month Richmond’s Maurice Rioli Jnr and Marlion Pickett have been focused after their 66-point win over Essendon.
That matter was referred to the AFL Integrity Unit and indigenous gamers together with Eddie Betts and West Coast Eagle Liam Ryan stood up for the Richmond duo.
‘This must cease,’ Betts posted.
‘I’ll proceed to face sturdy with all my brothers and sisters.’
‘This is f*****g disgusting. It must cease. Got your again my brothers,’ Ryan stated.
Naitanui’s teammate Liam Ryan has additionally been subjected to racial abuse and stood up for different gamers that had copped comparable therapy from on-line trolls
Melbourne star Kysaiah Pickett was additionally focused after kicking the match-winner in a thrilling sport in opposition to Carlton.
‘It is vital that we, as a soccer neighborhood, name this behaviour out and maintain these people to account. It is just not OK to stay silent,’ the Demons stated in a assertion.
Just weeks earlier than, Brisbane’s Callum Ah Chee was additionally focused in a web based assault.
“How can this still keep happening? Why can’t my brothers and I just play the game we love without having to worry about shit like this?” Ah Chee stated.
“If my son grows up playing the game, I hope he doesn’t have to deal with this hate.
“It hurts and I’m sick to dying of seeing it.”
Kysaiah Pickett and Michael Frederick have also been subjected to racist abuse online in 2022
In July, rising Fremantle star Michael Frederick was also targeted after his heroics against St Kilda, called a ‘slave’ and told to ‘scrub my feet’.
Fellow Docker Michael Walters was also targeted and Fremantle CEO Simon Garlick labelled the attacks as ‘cowardly’.
‘There is absolutely no place for online abuse, and our club will not tolerate it at any level,’ he said.
‘Nobody locally deserves to endure the hurtful and dangerous feedback skilled by our gamers over the weekend.’