“For me, when I raise these issues I always have a…

“For me, when I raise these issues I always have a backlash in terms of ‘you should just stick to football’ but it is not about that. 

“There are problems that everyone can see but some people try to hide them. 

“When you have a voice, a platform and a following like we do, we are influential people, people that kids growing up want to be like us – and even adults want to have a son like us, or live the life we do – there are not many people in a better position than us to raise social issues, racial issues or environmental issues than anyone else. It is our duty to do the most we can with it.”

— Héctor Bellerín (via Arsenal.com)