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Condemnation of racism and violence by English fans at Euro 2020 final

Jul 12, 2021 08:07 By News Northern Sound
Condemnation of racism and violence by English fans at Euro 2020 final Condemnation of racism and violence by English fans at Euro 2020 final
Videos were widely shared on social media showing some English fans engaging in violence.
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Italy won Euro 2020 after the final went to penalties last night.

The British Prime Minister has condemned racist online abuse aimed at England footballers after last night's Euro 2020 final.

Boris Johnson says those responsible should be ashamed of themselves.

Metropolitan police say they're investigating a number of offensive and racist social media posts.

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They say it's 'totally unacceptable' and 'will not be tolerated'.

Meanwhile, England's FA's called a group of people who forced their way into Wembley Stadium last night an 'embarrassment to the England team'.

They broke through barriers and pushed past stewards ahead of the Euro 2020 final.

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Officials say they'll take action against anyone identified as having got into the ground illegally.

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