Mo Farah targeted with racist messages after ’Merry Christmas’ Instagram post

Mo Farah has been targeted with racist messages after posting Merry Christmas on Instagram.

The four-time Olympic gold medallist took to social media to send his festive wishes, complete with a selfie of himself wearing a Santa hat.

Farah is a practising Muslim and was targeted with a number of offensive messages.

“The respect I had for you went way down. Shame bro" one response read.

Earlier this month, the 34-year-old upset the odds to take the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.



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