Dortmund's Bellingham condemns 'disgusting' online racial abuse
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Borussia Dortmund newcomer Jude Bellingham has denounced "disgusting" racial abuse he received online following a move from boyhood club Birmingham City.

Bellingham posted a message on Twitter and linked to a tweet that labeled the 17-year-old an "overrated talent" and concluded, "Black people only think about money."

The tweet was deleted before Bellingham posted a screenshot of it, marking the latest occasion a visible minority has been the target of racial abuse from football supporters.

A 12-year-old was arrested July 12 for sending a series of racist messages to Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha. Zaha posted screenshots of abuse he received from an Instagram account belonging to a young Aston Villa supporter prior to Crystal Palace's 2-0 loss at Villa Park.

Villa condemned the actions, saying they would impose a lifetime ban for the person responsible.

Bellingham finalized a €23-million plus add-ons transfer to Dortmund on Monday, ending links between the talented midfielder and Manchester United.

Bellingham played his final match for Birmingham City on Wednesday following a decade in the organization.

The England youth international was teary-eyed at the final whistle of the 3-1 defeat to Derby County, telling the club's TV channel, "It will always have a massive place in my heart because it's my club and the club I support, and it's been a privilege."

Birmingham City expressed their gratitude for Bellingham's patronage on Thursday, retiring the No. 22 kit that "has become synonymous with Jude," according to the club.

Dortmund's Bellingham condemns 'disgusting' online racial abuse
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