MADRID (EFE) – The FIFA has expressed his support for the initiative of English football to boycott this weekend, until Monday, social networks in order to show your solidarity in the fight against insults and threats on social media.
The highest body of world football has published this Friday a statement on its official account in which it indicates that “it supports the initiative of English football to denounce discriminatory and offensive abuses on social networks.”
– FIFA Media (@fifamedia) April 30, 2021
“This has no place in football or in society in general and we strongly condemn it. We believe that the authorities and social media companies must take real and effective measures to put an end to these abhorrent practices, because it is getting worse and there are to do something -and quickly- to put an end to it, “says the letter.
UEFA already indicated on Thursday that it will not publish anything on its platforms between 3:00 p.m. (CET) on Friday and 11:59 p.m. (CET) on Monday, May 3, due to the need to take measures to curb hatred and mistreatment directed at footballers and those who participate in the game.