Raheem Sterling Sends Incredible Letter Of Support To Racially Abused Fan

Raheem Sterling certainly knows what it's like to be racially abused on a football pitch so he's the perfect person to respond to a young fan who had the same thing happen to him. Sterling sent the perfect letter on hearing the story.

There has been times when Raheem Sterling has been painted as the problem with all of the world, or at least all of football, as the Manchester City forward has been in newspapers being criticised for both shopping in Poundworld and splashing money on his mum, the guy can't win.

Recently he was subjected to more open racism when he alleged that he was abused by Chelsea fans during the Premier League game between the pair.

The fans involved could clearly be seen shouting violently at the former Liverpool winger but they denied his claims that the abuse had been racially charged. Sterling responded by calling out certain members of the media for their involvement in his issues:

Now the 24 year old has once again been seen fighting the good fight once again. A letter he sent to a fan who had also received racial abuse has gone viral and it's brilliant with the England international writing:

"Dear Ethan,

"I have recently been told from your loving Nanna Sue about the tough time you are having with racial abuse.

"Remember to stand tall and be proud of who you are and don't let them take away your courage. You are strong and very brave, and your Nanna is also very proud of you. Keep being you kid.

"Remember speaking up doesn't always make life easy, but easy never changed anything.

"With kind regards,

"Raheem Sterling"

It's incredible work from Sterling and he's certainly proved that he stands up and doesn't let the abuse affect him on the pitch.

He was targeted at Euro 2016 for his form by many England fans but under Pep Guardiola at City has turned things around.

The former QPR youngster scored 10 goals in his first season under Guardiola but in City's title winning team last season he bagged 23 times, whilst this term he's already got 11.

Young Ethan could certainly take advice from worse people than Sterling.

Ryan Sidle

Ryan is a writer for SPORTbible. He covers all sport from football, formula one, cricket, rugby, tennis, athletics, mma and wrestling. He obviously hates YOUR football team and has no interest in synchronised swimming.

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