I was really suffering – Former Chelsea striker, Higuain opens up. Gonzalo Higuain, a former striker for Chelsea, has admitted that he was indeed a victim of online abuse. The storied striker had just declared his retirement from the game of football.
The Argentine has had a very glitzy career, playing for elite European clubs like Real Madrid, Juventus, and Napoli.
The current Major League Soccer player, a former Argentina international, will retire from football at the conclusion of the current campaign.
He criticized football’s poisonous social media culture and asserted that hate speech on many platforms is actually detrimental.
“Football has a somewhat corrosive atmosphere on social media. You just cannot comprehend the harm that social media remarks do, the Argentine was reported as saying by football analyst Fabrizio Romano.
“My family supported me since I was truly hurting. People have to exercise caution before assaulting others on social media since this is a very serious matter.