Edouard Mendy has raised issues about media outlets for misjudging their image as Benjamin Mendy.
The Chelsea goalkeeper has complained about the media using their images to illustrate new reports about the accused Benjamin Mendy.
Pictures of his cousin Ferland Mendy who plays as a defender for Real Madrid has also been misused.
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been charged with six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.
The 27-year old defender has been suspended by the Premier League for the allegations against him.
He wrote: “Sad to see that in 2021, in France as well as in England, for some, black people have neither names nor distinct faces,” the Senegal international wrote on Instagram.
“These ‘mistakes’ of photos appear anecdotal, but actually they are quite the opposite, they are highly symbolic.
“It’s not that complicated to differentiate two faces, especially when the football jersey is of valuable help!”
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