Cagliari midfielder Daniele Dessena has come in for abuse on social media after taking a stand against homophobia.
The 26-year-old wore rainbow laces in the match against Inter on Sunday – a decision which has been praised by many in the Italian media.
However, Calcio News report that the former Parma man has been the subject of criticism on Twitter by some users.
Neither Dessena nor Cagliari have commented on the matter.
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