Tammy Abraham, Chelsea striker, has revealed the pitifully experience he passed through on social media after failing to convert a penalty in the UEFA Super Cup against Liverpool.
According to Metro citing CNN report, the 21-year-old forward admitted that his mum was left in a very bad mood, no thanks to the abuses on Twitter.
Moments after the final whistle, Twitter went buzzing as some users racially abuse Abraham, an experience Kurt Zouma and Paul Pogba would not too past through in the nearest future.
Chelsea announced after the incidents involving Abraham and Zouma that they intended to meet with Twitter in order to find out what they plan to do in order to eradicate racist abuse on their platform.
“I remember speaking to my mum, she was emotional, she was in tears. You know, she’s just thinking: ‘Why him? Why him?’ It’s obviously not nice to hear, especially seeing your son getting abused.
“For me, I’m always a strong character, it doesn’t affect me as much. But saying that, it could affect people who don’t have my personality. It was a challenging moment for me, I went through a lot of emotions.
“Everyone misses penalties but to miss a penalty I was obviously devastated,” Abraham was quoted as saying.
Intrestingly, the Nigerian-born forward was benched by Frank Lampard for Leicester City clash, but he returned to starting XI Norwich City and Sheffield United games.
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Abraham has since netted twice in each game to take his tally to four goals in the four-week old campaign.
At the last count, he is just two goals behind Premier League leading goalscorer Sergio Aguero at six, with the pair of Teemu Pukki and Raheem Sterling in second spot with five goals each.
Legit.ng reported earlier that Olivier Giroud is not satisfied playing second fiddle to English boy of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham under new Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.
The Frenchman has fallen down pecking order at the Stamford Bridge, with the former Derby County handler preferring the youngster to the experienced striker.
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