Twitter removed the blue verification mark from the account of Algerian star Riyad Mahrez today, Tuesday, in a mysterious decision whose real reasons are not yet known, in light of the fact that the site has not issued any clarification on the limits of writing these lines.
Followers of the Algerian star on Twitter were surprised on Monday by the disappearance of the blue tick from the account of the Manchester City star, which sparked wide reactions, and many questions about the real reasons behind this decision from the Twitter administration, which was recently acquired by American businessman Elon Musk. for $44 billion.
Authentication is given with a “blue tick” to known personalities to show that they are real personalities, and this may be among the reasons for removing the authentication mark in Mahrez’s account, pending reconfirmation of his identity.
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In his first reaction to the removal of the “blue tick” from his Twitter account, Riyad Mahrez commented with a sarcastic tweet, saying: “My brother, Elon Musk, give me the blue tick.”
Mahrez’s account on Twitter has more than 3 million followers, as he is considered one of the best players in the world at the moment, and has a very wide popularity on social media.
Mahrez is the top scorer for Man City this season, with 23 goals and 9 assists, in 43 matches he played with the team in all competitions.
Man City leads the Premier League by one point from Liverpool, with 4 rounds remaining, and the team is a candidate to reach the Champions League final for the second consecutive season, after achieving an exciting victory against Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in the Champions League semi-final first leg.
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