‘Where are the racists now?’: football reacts to Saka’s and England’s perfect penalties

‘Proud’ Sancho says Saka ‘did it for me and Marcus’Rio Ferdinand tweets racists are probably still celebrating

Jadon Sancho has praised Bukayo Saka for his redemptive penalty for England at Euro 2024 that went some way to banishing the memories of their high-profile shootout misses at the previous tournament in 2021.

Sancho, Marcus Rashford and Saka missed or had their spot kicks saved in the shootout won by Italy in the European Championship final at Wembley three years ago. They received vicious racist abuse on social media.

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