Footballer Raheem Sterling reaches out to young fan who suffered racial abuse

Footballer Raheem Sterling reaches out to young fan who suffered racial abuse

Manchester City footballer Raheem Sterling once again showed how down to earth he is when he took the time to write a letter to a racially abused young boy.

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Last week Thursday, Raheem Sterling wrote a letter to a young fan named Ethan. According to a post shared by talkSPORT on Twitter, the young man suffered racial abuse and the English professional footballer decided to write him a touching and uplifting message.

Briefly.co.za gathered the 24-year-old soccer star, who is also a father of two, encouraged the young fan to always be proud of who he is and to speak up, even when it does not make his life any easier.

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“Dear Ethan, I have recently been told from your loving Nanna Sue about the tough time you are having with racial abuse,” the Manchester City player started off the letter.
He added, “Remember to stand tall and be proud of who you are and don’t let them take away your courage. You are strong and very brave, and your Nanna is also very proud of you. Keep being you kid."
“Remember speaking up doesn’t always make life easy, but easy never changed anything.”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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