Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has revealed his fury at receiving racial abuse from supporters during 'nearly every game' he plays in England.
The 26-year-old has grown into a devastatingly-effective player since returning to Selhurst Park from Manchester United in 2015, taking his Eagles goalscoring total to an admirable 53 in all competitions. However, he has been the subject of abusive behaviour from supporters for much of his career, being targeted both on the pitch and online.
The Ivory Coast international took to Twitter earlier in the year to highlight a racist message he had been sent following a 1-0 win for Palace over Newcastle United, the latest in a long line of distressing incidents involving the winger.
However, racial abuse remains an enormous issue in both the Premier League and abroad, with Zaha telling The Jackal magazine: "
The former United starlet, who is currently taking part in the African Cup of Nations, also discussed how working with a therapist has helped him manage his frustrations, saying: "