Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/11/12
  Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand received a racist tweet from a 15 year old boy during the soccer club’s heated match with Manchester City. Local police  arrested the kid. From the AP: Greater Manchester Police say the boy was held on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offense before being released on bail pending more inquiries. Ferdinand was bleeding from a cut above his left eye after being struck by an object thrown from the crowd while he celebrated United’s late winner in a 3-2 victory. Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, a Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Chicago Tribune.com, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker, and Fox Sports A Fulbright scholar, published author and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; he’s also a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too.  
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