Italy received the title after 19-year-old Bukayo Saka, one of many youngest gamers within the England group, missed a penalty and England have didn’t win any main event for the reason that 1966 World Cup. That is the third time in a row that England have failed in a penalty shootout. In Sunday evening’s closing, Marcus Rashford’s penalties hit the aim submit whereas Bukayo Saka and Jaden Sancho’s penalties had been blocked by the Italian goalkeeper. Italy received 3-2 in a penalty shoot-out after being tied 1-1 in common and additional time.
The 19-year-old Saka didn’t convert the deciding penalty right into a aim as Italy received the title and England didn’t win their first title for the reason that 1966 World Cup. All three gamers instantly confronted racial abuse on social media. London Mayor Sadiq Khan appealed to social media corporations to take extra steps to punish these accountable.
He tweeted, “There isn’t any place for racism in soccer or wherever else. These answerable for shoddy on-line abuse ought to be punished and social media corporations ought to take quick motion to keep away from and take away this hatred.
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The England group took one knee earlier than matches on the European Championships to precise their help for eliminating racial inequality. The group received the hearts of its supporters earlier than lacking out within the penalty shootout within the closing however the hatred got here to the fore after not successful the title.
“We’ll proceed to strongly help the affected gamers and name for extreme punishment for these accountable (for making racist feedback),” the FA mentioned in an announcement. and is investigating ‘racial’ feedback.