Ashley Cole has opened up on the media’s therapy of Manchester Metropolis footballer Raheem Sterling.
Sterling has just lately been concerned in a racism storm after sections of Chelsea followers have been accused of hurling abuse on the attacker.
Cole, who moved to moved to the USA in 2016, believes there is just one purpose that Sterling is focused, and that’s the color of his pores and skin.
“Now I see it occurring with Raheem – I imply he walked out the store with an ice cream,” mentioned Cole, chatting with ITV.
“You do not see it occurring anyplace else or being mentioned, aside from Raheem.
“There is a completely different agenda, I really feel. There’s nothing else left aside from his color, his pores and skin color.”
Sterling was allegedly on the tip of racist abuse in final weekend’s 2-Zero loss to Chelsea within the Premier League. These accused of abusing Sterling have maintained that their feedback weren’t racist in nature.
Cole, who himself was usually talked about by the press throughout his time in England, talked of how he now feels extra relaxed dwelling in America, the place he’s not as broadly recognised.
“I by no means see myself within the newspaper, I am simply free right here,” he mentioned.