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Euro 2020: 4 Arrested Over Racial Abuse

Recall that Three England footballers Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho, and Marcus Rashford, were racially abused online following missed penalties.

In the Euro 2020 final, England lost to Italy after a 3-2 penalty shootout with the trio all missing their penalties

As a result, the trio were victims of online bullying as angry fans took to social media to abuse them racially.
As investigations into the matter continue, there has been an arrest of Four people.

In a statement issued to the PA news agency, The UK Football Policing Unit (UKFPU) said a torrent of racists comments aimed at the team black players following England defeat against Italy.

The UKFPU said data applications had been submitted to social media companies, and local police forces have arrested four people.

Chief Constable Mark Roberts, the National Police Chiefs’ Council football policing lead, said the UKFPU investigation is well underway, and work has continued to identify those responsibly.

He also said they are working very closely with social media platforms, providing data they need to progress enquiries.

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