Statement regarding social media post to Tarek Elrich

Melbourne Victory became aware of a social media post directed at Western Sydney Wanderers player Tarek Elrich following last night’s Hyundai A-League match.

In collaboration with Western Sydney Wanderers management and Football Federation Australia, Melbourne Victory conducted an investigation, which determined the person involved was a Melbourne Victory member.

Melbourne Victory as a club is proud to promote inclusivity, and we strongly condemn the action of the person involved. 

Following communication and consultation with this person, the Club has today resolved to cancel their membership with immediate effect.

We intend to offer the person involved support and further education.

Melbourne Victory will make no further comment on the matter at this time.