Swedish professional footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has come under attack on social media for posting a derogatory ‘Merry Chriztmaz’ photo.
Naija News understands that the 39-year-old Serie A club A.C. Milan forward on Friday, December 25 took to his verified Twitter account to share a Santa-like photo with his middle finger up.
Wikipedia explained the middle finger as an obscene hand gesture. The gesture communicates moderate to extreme contempt and is roughly equivalent in meaning to “fuck me”, “fuck you”, “shove it up your ass/arse”, “up yours” or “go.
The post by Ibrahimovic stirred reactions on social media as netizens condemned the player, berating the act considering his age football career.
See the post below:
“I see no reason why you should wished such type of Christmas with gesture like that. If you can’t write the Christmas well, learn how to do it better next,” said Monday Zira [@MondayZira.
See more reactions below:
Merry Chriztmaz pic.twitter.com/GjO5UxZJfy
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) December 25, 2020
See some reactions to the offensive post below:
Such arrogance to disrespect our religion! No goals for in 2021 until you apologize! Be very afraid Ibra pic.twitter.com/pQgF1VCfu6
— Galactic (@KarlMarx55) December 25, 2020
Old fella is teaching his children to continue religious wars instead of using his platform to make the world a better place for everyone without religious differences
— Isaac one (@isaacja1987) December 25, 2020