‘This behaviour in 2021?’: Kevin Pietersen slams racial abuse of England footballers after Euro 2020 final loss | Cricket

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen got here down exhausting on the racial abuse meted out to England footballers after the Euro 2020 last loss in opposition to Italy. England misplaced the ultimate at Wembley Stadium in London to Italy 2-Three on penalties with Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and Bukayo Saka lacking their strikes within the shoot-outs.

Chaos broke out on the streets of London after England’s loss, and in a tweet, Pietersen mentioned that he was caught within the ruckus on the streets. Additionally, within the tweet, the previous England batsman mentioned that he wonders whether or not England ought to get the internet hosting rights of FIFA World Cup 2030.

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“The stroll I took with Dylan to get our automotive dwelling final evening was scary completely HORRENDOUS! This behaviour in 2021?? The abuse of the gamers who gave us a lot pleasure??”Will we really deserve the 2030 World Cup?,” Pietersen tweeted.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson additionally took to Twitter earlier to sentence the racial abuse directed at England footballers and mentioned that the gamers of the staff “should be lauded as heroes”.

“These chargeable for this appalling abuse must be ashamed of themselves,” Johnson tweeted.

The FA, the nation’s apex soccer physique, additionally condemned the racial abuse of its gamers.FA identified that this England staff has been highlighting the problem of racism all through the match, taking the knee earlier than all their matches.

UK, Spain, Portugal have already made their bids to host the World Cup in 2030. Eire, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile, are additionally within the fray.

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