Former Lionesses star Lianne Sanderson reveals ‘gross’ abuse that she has been subjected to on social media for her punditry forward of the return of the soccer season
- Lianne Sanderson has revealed she receives abusive messages on social media
- Sanderson said that messages introduced up her race and referred to as her a ‘token’
- The 34-year-old earned 50 caps for the England, scoring 15 targets
Retired England ahead Lianne Sanderson has revealed she obtained abusive messages following the beginning of the brand new Premier League season.
Sanderson, who gained 50 caps for the Lionesses earlier than turning to punditry, took to Twitter to precise her frustration.
She wrote: ‘I spoke to [sic] quickly. I stated the abuse had calmed down. However the soccer season should be again as a result of it solely took a day to be referred to as a token gesture, for folks to deliver up race and talking about my tradition.
Lianne Sanderson revealed that she has obtained a spew of abuse on social media
Sanderson earned 50 caps for England earlier than retiring in 2019 and now works as a pundit
‘You do not have to agree with me by all means. It is an opinion. Some are gross.
‘I do [love] social media and interacting however now I perceive why folks turn out to be robots on right here. After I realise all folks wish to typically do is get a response from you. Then delete their tweets.’
Sanderson was additionally the goal of abuse throughout lockdown, writing on Instagram final April: ‘Some days the trolls have an effect on you greater than others. It is simple for some to say simply ignore them. However why ought to now we have to? You may’t unsee issues and extra must be performed to cease folks having the ability to be so nasty.’