Just days before the Rugby World Cup final, Totalsports has announced that it will be removing all posters featuring Springbok star Eben Etzebeth.
In August, Etzebeth was accused of racially abusing a fellow patron at a pub in Langebaan, in the Western Cape.
Police are currently investigating a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, crimen injuria and the pointing of a firearm against him.
Totalsports had tweeted the following:
Social media users have reacted in outrage to Totalsports’s announcement that it would be removing posters of Eben Etzebeth from its stores following media controversy around him. Many social media users were left divided over the decision by the company.
South Africa will play England in the final of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday morning.