AFL star reveals 'disgusting' mental health sledge that made him consider quitting the game

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The former Collingwood and Western Bulldogs centre half-forward retired in 2017 after suffering from severe anxiety and mental health issues from social media abuse.
Travis Cloke has opened up on a horrific sledge he copped from a rival player that made him consider quitting football.

The former Collingwood and Western Bulldogs centre half-forward retired in 2017 after suffering from severe anxiety and mental health issues.

The 33-year-old has revealed he nearly walked away from the game midway through his final season after being insulted on the field while playing in the VFL.

Cloke told the Herald Sun's Sacked podcast he considered leaving the ground when a St Kilda-listed player from Sandringham repeatedly sledged him about his mental health.

'He was a young player and I didn't want him to be tarred by this reputation and sledge…
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