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Arsenal defender Bellerin calls for social media censorship

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has called on authorities to punish those who 'troll' on social media.

Footballers are constantly targeted on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. And Bellerin would like to see the perpetrators held to account.

"It's strange that in the world we live in today people act like this," Bellerin told TalkSPORT. "I think if everyone was held more accountable then the world would be a much better place.

"Social media can be great in getting you that contact with fans, but it can also be very hard. You have to learn to deal with it.

"When it [abuse] happens you want to write back, but then you realise that for every one bad message you can have 100 good messages that you don't notice so much."

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