Warning: Photos may contain graphic content. Soccer and U.K. officials expressed their disgust towards racial abuse in England. English fans flooded social media with racist remarks after England lost to Italy. The three black players Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka, and Jadon Sancho, received all the nasty backlash from English fans. The English trio each missed a penalty shot in the team's disappointing 1-1 (3-2) loss against Italy.
The Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Prime Minister Boris Johnson shunned the abuse and blatant racism in the nation.
I am sickened by the racist abuse aimed at England players after last night's match. It is totally unacceptable that players have to endure this abhorrent behavior. It must stop now and all those involved should be held accountable.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
This England team deserve to be lauded as heroes, not racially abused on social media. Those responsible for this appalling abuse should be ashamed of themselves.Prime Minister Boris Johnson
England's Football Association even took to social media to express their disgust of the racism from English viewers.
We're disgusted that some of our squad -- who have given everything for the shirt this summer -- have been subjected to discriminatory abuse online after tonight's game. We stand with our players, heart emoji.England's Football Association
London's Metropolitan Police (LMP) commented on the distressing racial messages. The LMP declared the acts as unacceptable. The London Police stated they would be conducting investigations into the incidents.
In the nation's history. Playing in a filled Wembley Stadium, raucous fans displayed their anger after the defeat. A mural of Rashford in Withington, Manchester, was a part of the "shameful" vandalism act. Profanity and swear words were on display all over the forward's mural.
"There is absolutely no place for racism in football or anywhere else. Those responsible for the disgusting online abuse we have seen must be held accountable - and social media companies need to act immediately to remove and prevent this hate."Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan on the remarks towards Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho
England's soccer players have taken a knee before kickoff throughout the entirety of Euro 2020. Players and coaches began showing solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement after the murder of George Floyd.