Manchester City star Raheem Sterling sent a letter to a 13-year-old goalkeeper after hearing he had been racially abused advising him to “stand tall and be proud of who you are”.
Sterling himself was the subject of alleged racist abuse from Chelsea fans in a Premier League match in December.
He wrote the letter on club headed paper when informed by Ethan Ross’s grandmother he had been “through a tough time with racial abuse.”
Ross, a goalkeeper with the Under-14 team at fourth-tier Newport County, had been racially abused at his school. Read more