Hibernian Striker Leigh Griffiths Faces Disciplinary Action Over ‘Racist Tweet’

Hibernian striker Leigh Griffiths is in hot water over a racist comment sent on Twitter. According to BBC News, in response to a tweet, Leigh Griffiths told user Zak Iqbal to go “back to your own country. Griffiths later apologized and admitted his response was “out of order.” Leigh Griffiths has since restricted access to his Twitter account.

Here’s a copy of the tweet:

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Hibernian Striker Leigh Griffiths Faces Disciplinary Action Over ‘Racist Tweet’ (Photo credit:  BBC Sporf)

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 Hibernian Striker Leigh Griffiths Faces Disciplinary Action Over Racist Tweet
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist, blogger and social media consultant. Janet specializes in political and social commentary, as well as business writing. She is the founder and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette. She is putting the finishing touches on her new novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay, Jamaica.