After the social media was filled with attacks on Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, their captain led their defense
Harry Kane led his England team-mates in a passionate defense of the handful of group members exposed under racist abuse after Sunday’s final penalty mourning in Euro 2020, declaring that anyone who deems it necessary to slander is not a supporter of the Three Lions in their eyes is not.
Gareth Southgate’s team could not indicate their continued progress with silverware, who were beaten 3-2 by Italy at Wembley Stadium after drawing 1-1 after extra time in their first major tournament final for a half an hour. century.
Failures of Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka finally ensured that the Azzurri lifted the Henri Delaunay trophy, with an incredible all-too-famous abuse of a pronounced minority on social media and further targeting the trio to full-time – but Kane led to a solid reaction from the players and described the action towards the trio as ‘dirty’.
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The bigger picture
England’s anxious deficit against Italy could leave another scar in the national psyche of the sport – but it also reflects the steps they have taken under Southgate since joining the Three Lions at the helm in 2016.
That he’s the last four in both of the big tournaments he’s won is good for Qatar 2022 next year, as he hopes to take the country to another World Cup – while continuing a more tolerant response. across the country to encourage.
The social awareness of his team has so far proved to be an important role in their successful formula, and the coach will ensure that his young players are surrounded with compassion as they pick out the sad lessons ahead of the tournament in September.