Lagos - John Mikel Obi, has taken down his Twitter account, after he became the subject of racial abuse on the social network, 24 hours after his error led to Juventus equalising against Chelsea, in a Champions League group match, Linda Ikeji reports.
The club initially claimed that it was pure coincidence and that the midfielder was not even aware of any form of abuse. But eventually, they admitted that they had contacted the police over the matter.
The whole episode played out, despite the Nigerian apologising for his mistake.
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