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'I stand for those that can't defend themselves': Crystal Palace defender Patrick Van Aanholt shares an image of a social media user calling him a 'black motherf***er' as he tells Instagram to 'sort it out because we are sick and tired of being sick and tired' Patrick van Aanholt shared image of him being racially abused online A social media user referred to the Crystal Palace player as a 'black motherf*****'  Van Aanholt stressed that Instagram need to do more to tackle such abuse 

By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline

Published: 19:31 BST, 14 August 2020 | Updated: 20:38 BST, 14 August 2020

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Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt has revealed that he was racially abused online.

Van Aanholt posted a screenshot of an Instagram message in which an individual referred to him as a 'black motherf***er'. 

The 29-year-old called on Instagram to take more effective action against those who use racist language on the platform. 

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