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England v Bulgaria Euro 2020 [...]; Rashford: racists are WINNING.

Byline: JOHN CROSS

England v Bulgaria Euro 2020 Group A, Wembley, 5pm BY JOHN CROSS MARCUS RASHFORD claims football is "going backwards" on racism.

The England striker was abused after missing a penalty for Manchester United.

United midfielder Paul Pogba has also been targeted and Romelu Lukaku suffered racism in Italy, which led to Rashford calling for companies like Twitter to put more safeguards in place.

He said: "It seems to TURN TO PAGE 47 fRoM bAcK pAge know. A lot of the racism has been coming from social media as well. There's a lot of things that need to change.

"Jadon Sancho (right) had a good speech about it the other day, so people are listening and people are speaking.

Hopefully, we can put it right one step at a time."

to deal with the situation because our voice only has so much power.

"Social media is a big problem because of that. it is too easy to do what you like on the internet. Any of us can create accounts and write what we want under anyone's post and no one would ever rashford: racists are winning me like things have been going backwards rather than forwards. it's tough, but like you've been seeing all around the world, people have been standing together and in this moment that's all we can do.

"We have to rely on the campaigns and stuff like that

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 7, 2019
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