- Esha Gupta has written an apology letter to Arsenal star Alex Iwobi over racial statement
- Gupta shared a conversation with her friend on social media where she called Iwobi an heartbreaking name
- She was slammed heavily on social media by football fans and Gupta has now apologized to the Super Eagles' star
Esha Gupta has tendered an apology letter to Arsenal and Super Eagles' star Alex Iwobi over the racial comment she made about the 22-year-old striker.
The 33-year-old Indian film actress has been heavily criticized by football fans around the world after the racial abuse she shared with a friend about the Nigerian football star.
Gupta shared the conversation she had with a friend on social media, and her decision to have done that did not go well with many football fans.
Football fans were wondering the rationale behind her decision to have abused Alex Iwobi who has been impressive this season in the Premier League.
According to the latest report by IANS, Esha Gupta has written an apology letter to Arsenal star Alex Iwobi begging him for forgiveness over her gaffe.
"I am extremely sorry for my ignorant action last Friday. Being an ardent fan of many years, I was deeply engrossed and caught up in the game.
"clearly did not realize the racial undertone.
"For this, I am deeply regretful. I cannot begin to imagine how much I have hurt your sentiments. Racism has absolutely no place in my heart, and I promise you, for whatever it's worth, going forward this will never happen again
"I hope the club can accept my humblest apology and give me the opportunity to make amends. I promise to be very responsible from here on,'' Gupta wrote in her letter.
Meanwhile, Alex Iwobi has played 22 Premier League games this season for Arsenal scoring two goals and created four assists for the North London club.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Alex Iwobi was ranked third among the top 20 U-25 players in Europe in a recent data released by Football Whispers.
The footballers were ranked according their ages, minutes played and the contributions made from open play for their respective teams.
According to the data, the Super Eagles attacker's contribution in open play with Arsenal is currently at 0.43, with 1,242 minutes played so far this season.
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