Lebron James, the basketball sensation, gave his reply to the criticisms thrown at him. It was done by the AC Milan footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The criticism was regarding the subject of social activism. James spoke on the hypocrisy of the player this Friday.
Zlatan had criticized the basketball player this Thursday. It took place in an interview for the streaming channel, Discovery. The football player commented on the political involvement of James. He stated that it looks improper to do so. The AC Milan player did not just mention James, but he involved all the other famous people as well.
Zlatan Given A Fitting Reply
Lebron James stated that Zlatan Ibrahimovic had talked about facing racism once. It took place in Sweden, his native country. James further mentioned the details to it. He stated that the surname of Zlatan was not a common Swedish one. That was because of the Bosnian roots he is associated with.
In the year 2018, Zlatan had stated his concern about being a victim of racism. He claimed that if he were an “Anderson,” then things would have been very different for him. He would get protected no matter what crime he committed.
Lebron James gave a clear explanation of the remarks made by Zlatan Ibrahimovic concerning his political involvement. He stated that after having become an important figure in sports, he would do everything in his power to use the platform effectively. Be it against racism, social justice or equality, he would continue fighting for it. The basketball sensation also pointed out the fact he had a total number of 300 students at his school. And it is through them that he realized that social injustice is not yet over in society. He called himself to be their voice.