LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William’s cost of a penalty cost three English black footballers dearly.
According to international media, the big eyes of the British royal family, Prince William, tweeted in support of the black players who did not score on penalty kicks in the final of Euro Cup 2020, on which the fans of the English team responded to Prince. William was the target of criticism.
“After last night’s match, the players of the English football team were subjected to racist treatment, which shocked me,” Prince William said from his official account on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
The Duke of Cambridge said: “The treatment meted out to the players is intolerable. It must be stopped now and the perpetrators must be held accountable.”
Prince William’s fans were outraged by his tweet, saying “this is how his family treated Meghan Merkel, the wife of Prince Harry.”
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. W.
– The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (ensKensingtonRoyal) July 12, 2021
Fans called Prince William a hypocrite and said that Prince William had spoken out against racist remarks against football players. “I appreciate that, but when Meghan Markle was being discriminated against, Where there was support, Meghan even thought of ending her life because of such comments.
Another user wrote that the black community would welcome William’s statement if they also condemned the racist attitude against Meghan, he is the king of the future.
It is believed that three English footballers Marcus Rashford, Sancho and Bokayo Saka were slapped with racial slurs on social media for missing a penalty in the Euro Cup final.
The Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation into the abuse of the footballer, saying such a move would not be tolerated.