Manchester United youngster Anthony Elanga was subject to online abuse after the game against Middlesbrough.
Anthony Elanga is one of the most improved Manchester United academy players this season. The Swedish winger stepped up his game and the manager loves him.
Ralf Rangnick made his selections based on your performance in training and Anthony Elanga convinced the manager as he made his way to the starting XI.
Anthony Elanga has been enjoying life at Manchester United in the past three weeks and I would say that it was his best days as a player.
The Swedish winger played regularly and he is giving his all for the team. Anthony Elanga came on in the second half against Middlesbrough.
He replaced Marcus Rashford and he played well in the second half and the extra 30 minutes added time. Anthony Elanga was given the chance to take a penalty during the shootout.
He showed personality and stepped forward to take the penalty with confidence, but he shot the ball to the wrong way.
Nobody is above mistake and we have seen top players who did the same thing. Lionel Messi also missed a penalty in a crucial game and Cristiano Ronaldo also did in the same game.
Though the Portuguese forward scored during the shootout, but when he had the opportunity to give Manchester United the lead, he missed the goal.
After the penalty missed by Anthony Elanga, he looks so frustrated and some of his teammates walked up to him as they hug him. Bruno Fernandes did the same thing and the Manchester United manager spoke with him too.
Anthony Elanga was walking down the tunnel and Cristiano Ronaldo also spoke with him as he console him. He is a top talent and he has to keep his head held high.
Anthony Elanga saw the negative part of football after the final whistle. Some of the Manchester United fans went to his social media page to abuse him.
The Swedish and Manchester United youngster was racially abused online. Seeing these comments hurts a lot, but Instagram did a great job.
How Did Instagram Support Anthony Elanga?
After the abusive comments started trending online, Instagram went ahead to remove everything. It was reported that they also made contact with Anthony Elanga to provide him the support that he needed.
That’s the bad side of football and I think that almost all footballers will experience this and you must be criticized by the people, who celebrated with you during the time of victory.
Anthony Elanga is a strong kid and he will surely come back stronger. The support he received from his teammates was massive and some of the Manchester United fans supported him.
Anthony Elanga was spotted training with the team yesterday and he looks very happy. That’s what matters most, he will surely become one of the best in the future.
He has what it takes to become a successful Manchester United player and he only needs to work very hard and focus on football.
Manchester United will face Burnley tonight and Anthony Elanga could start the game. He will surely try his possible best to prove the fans wrong.
English winger Marcus Rashford is one of the players who sent him a message of support after he was racially abused online.
Marcus Rashford also knows how it feels to be criticized and he faced similar issues during the Euro 2020. He failed to convert the goal against Italy, after he came from the bench.
Marcus Rashford is back stronger, and he is more than looking forward to helping the team. Jadon Sancho also sent him a message of support online.