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Boris Johnson has condemned racist insults against English football players

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson criticized the fans of the England national team for racist insults against the players of the national team after the defeat by Italy in the final match of the European Championship — 2020.

“The England national team deserves to be praised as heroes, and not racially insulted on social networks. Those who are responsible for these terrible statements should be ashamed,” Johnson wrote on Twitter.

The final meeting between the national teams of England and Italy held on July 11 in London at Wembley Stadium, ended with the victory of “ in a series of post-match 11-meter shots— 1:1 (3:2).

After the game, the black players of the England national team, Jaydon Sancho, Bukayo Saka, and Marcus Rashford, who failed to convert their penalties, were subjected to racist insults in social networks.

Earlier, the London police announced that they had launched an investigation into the facts of racist insults against the players of the England national team.

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