Boy, 12, arrested after Palace player Zaha gets racist posts

Wilfried Zaha

Wilfried Zaha

The 27-year-old also posted the images on his Twitter page with the caption: "Woke up to this today".

In a message on the club's official Twitter feed, Palace wrote: "Congratulations to Mile Jedinak on his retirement from football. Thanks to everyone who raised it. Racism won't be tolerated".

Zaha was then sent racist imagery, with the Ivory Coast worldwide deciding to share the abuse, collating the messages and tweeting: "Woke up to this today".

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Villa issued their own response, stating they meant to issue a lifetime ban when the perpetrator was identified.

The message was condemned by both Palace manager Roy Hodgson, while Villa said they were working with the police and would issue a lifetime ban to the culprit.

"This behavior is completely unacceptable and the Premier League stands alongside Wilfried Zaha in opposing this, and discrimination in any form", the league said in a statement. "There is #NoRoomForRacism, anywhere", it tweeted.

"We will continue to support players, managers, coaches and their family members who receive serious discriminatory online abuse".

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"It's very sad that people resort to the type of abuse that he resorted to. and yet we expect the player who is being hurt by these comments just to shrug his shoulders and take it as part and parcel of the game".

"I think it is right that Wilf made people aware of it".

"Through our dedicated reporting system we can take immediate action on cases like this".

Jedinak played 165 times for Crystal Palace from 2011 to 2016, helping the club gain promotion to the English Premier League, and made 70 appearances for Aston Villa before being released at the end of the 2018-19 season.

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"There is literally no excuse; there is no excuse at all".

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