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Chelsea striker Abraham: My mother cried over racial abuse

Tammy Abraham says racist abuse directed toward him left his mother in tears.

The Chelsea striker was abused online after missing the decisive penalty in the UEFA Super Cup loss to Liverpool.

"I remember speaking to my mum, she was emotional," Abraham told the Mirror. "She was in tears. She was just thinking 'Why him? Why him?' It's obviously not nice, seeing your son getting abused.

"For me. I'm always a strong character. It doesn't affect me as much. But it could affect people who don't have my personality.

"I'm a confident guy. I always believe in my ability, I've always believed that I could score goals."

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