Roosters centre Josh Morris has called out a social media user who sent him threatening abuse on the weekend.
Roosters centre Josh Morris has called out a social media user who sent him threatening abuse following the Tricolours’ 40-6 win over the Wests Tigers.
Morris was targeted by a disgruntled punter, who elected to blame the 34-year-old’s performance on the outcome of his unsuccessful multi bet.
The vile message included threats towards Morris, which he screenshotted and shared to his Instagram following of 81,000 users, pleading for an end to player abuse over failed multis.
“f–k you, you dog c–t, you f—-d my multi,” the social media troll said.
“I’m out the front of Leumeah stadium waiting for your bus to rock up, wait till you walk out of that back door, you won’t know what hit ya.”
Morris accompanied the Instagram story post with: “Great to get the win today with the lads but honestly, this stuff needs to stop.
“We don’t care about your multis.”
NRL players in recent times have unfortunately been the target of a number of disgruntled fans on social media.
Melbourne Storm star Josh Addo-Carr last week took to Instagram to post a photo of himself holding up a sign, where he made it known he isn’t interested in hearing the outcry surrounding failed betting on rugby league.
South Sydney Rabbitohs star Latrell Mitchell has also regularly taken to social media to call out online trolls, having been subjected to racist comments.
Mitchell last year famously revealed he considered walking away from the game amid a spate of vile racist messages.
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