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Euro 2020 final racist abuse: 11 people have been arrested
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Euro 2020 final racist abuse: 11 people have been arrested

The detectives who were tasked with the investigation of racist abuse to England players on social media after the Euro 2020 final loss to Italy have arrested 11 people.  It can be recalled that a hate crime investigation was launched due to racist comments aimed at some black players after the game against Italy on July 11. The likes of Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka, and Jadon Sancho were subjected to racist abuse on social media after missing their penalty kicks. Meanwhile, more than 600 posts have been reported to the  UK Football Policing Unit (UKFPU). 207 out of the 600 weRe identified as criminal and the UKFPU issued data requests to the social media companies involved. Also, more than 120 of these posts originated from accounts outside the UK. READ: Vieira convinced that ...