At least 49 arrests and 19 police officers injured the toll of the final of the European Championships at Wembley. The first incidents and police stops were recorded before the game, when officers intercepted fans without tickets pretending to enter. After England’s defeat, the hooligans went wild. Attacks against foreign fans and rioting with the police both inside and outside the stadium. The Met Police drew up the first report via Twitter, thanking “the thousands of fans who behaved responsibly”.
After the game, some Italian fans launched racist chants against the English.
“This England national team deserves to be praised as a heroine, not to be the subject of racial slurs on social media. Those responsible for these horrific insults should be ashamed.” So on twitter the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expresses solidarity with the English players of color insulted for having missed the penalties.
“It was a heartbreaking conclusion to Euro2020, but Gareth Southgate and his team played like heroes. They made the nation proud and deserve great credit.” The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson writes on Twitter.
“This English team deserves to be praised as heroes, not racially abused on social media,” he adds. “Those responsible for this terrible abuse should be ashamed.”