British Supermodel, Naomi Campbell has thrown in her support for black players on English football team, who were racially attacked by trolls following England’s defeat to Italy in Euro 2020 final game.
LIB had reported that Marcus Rashford, Jordan Sancho and Bukayo Saka were subjected to racial abuses online after they failed to score in a penalty shootout with Italy after the game ended in a 1-1 draw after extra time.
In an Instagram post she shared after England Football Association confirmed that racist trolls attacked Marcus Rashford, Jordan Sancho, and Bukayo Saka online following the team’s loss to Italy in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday July 11, Naomi stated that it is disgusting to read and hear such.
Revealing that she is proud of the English team, she urged the black players not to let the ignorant voices in. She advised them to stay on their level and also to dream bigger.
The minute the game was over my mind said I hope the England team will be ok mentally, I know pressure but , nothing like what both teams must have felt today , with intention to bring glory to their respected countries ..
It’s with heavy heart I have to hear and read such disgusting racial comments , easy to be a hater , BUT it’s not easy what you players do ! .. I can Only tell you I’ve lived this on a smaller scale , and I want to let you know HOW PROUD I AM OF YOU ALL , AS YOU GAVE YOUR ALL , AND DONT LET THE IGNORANT VOICES IN .. STAY ON YOUR LEVEL , DREAM BIGGER, REACH HIGHER AND LET THAT DRIVE YOU .. AS YOU ARE WINNERS FULFILLING YOUR LIFE LONG PASSION #STOPTHEHATE #STOPRACISM