A tweet from the Twitter account Football Battles asked it's followers for three words to sum up Tottenham star Alli.
And a quote tweet from Nelson said: "Suck my d**k."
The tweet was swiftly deleted from Nelson's account and the player claimed he had been hacked and issued an apology.
Nelson tweeted: “Sorry if the previous tweet offended anyone. My twitter was hacked and I just got it back now.
“Shout out to the hacker though, you could've killed me."