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Prince William against racism: “No offense will be tolerated”

NNot used to Take a side openlyBut maybe now, the measure is also full for him. Prince William, 38, posted a message on his Twitter profile Denouncing racism and racist violations in football, On Social media And among lovers sport.

The Duke of Cambridge Books Three tweets one after the other On the topic. It began with the message “Racial abuse – whether on the stadium, in the stands, or on social media – It is despicable and should end nowWhich he collected approx 13 thousand likes.

Prince William on the frontline against racism

Then, on a subsequent tweet, harsh words called for action and Individual responsibility.

«We all have a responsibility to create an environment in it Such violations are no longer tolerated»The eldest son of Charles and Diana wrote. “Those who choose Spreading hatred and division, they will be held accountable for their actions. This responsibility It extends to pallets (I mean social media, Ed) Where a large part of this activity is now taking place.

Prince William, on the frontline against racism (Photo by Victoria Jones-WPA Ball / Getty Images)

A third tweet has softer tones. The prince thanks whoever is so far Widespread against racism Denounce transgressions and quirks. “I congratulate all the players, fans, clubs and organizations who keep going Strongly denounce and condemn this violation».

The Duke of Cambridge has a special focus on the football world too because it has been so since 2006 Head of British Football Association. Since then, it has launched several initiatives related to sport and the mental health of athletes.

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The Duke of Cambridge Mental Health Initiatives

Among these, in 2020 the Duke of Cambridge and former footballer David Beckham participated in a roundtable onThe importance of mental health In the UK soccer community. The discussion coincided with the launch of a program Healthy football ad (Below), a written commitment to a series of important guidelines intended to protect and protect The mental health of athletes at all levels of British football.

Football racism

In addition, William wanted to boost mental health in sports and among footballers in the BBC documentary, Football, Prince William e our mental health.

Tweets that “bring him closer” to Harry and Meghan

And who knows that these tweets are not helpful in bringing him closer to his brother Harry, Which often raised an issue Racism He talks about his wife Megan Markle. I didn’t know what they were Unconscious biases Until I met my wife”Prof. British GQ. “Despite my education on this topic, I had no idea they existed. It took me years to realize that. And I had to put myself in my wife’s shoes for one day. And when you feel a little uncomfortable […] It’s up to you to shape yourself, because Ignorance is no longer an excuse».

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