EURO 2020

Mother-of-two Huda Jawad (L) said during an interview on British TV the type of racism suffered by Bukayo Saka (right, top), Marcus Rashford (right, center) and Jadon Sancho (right, bottom) puts people off watching English soccer. (Screenshot/AP/AFP/UEFA)

Racial abuse ‘intimidates’ and puts people off watching English soccer, says campaigner

  • Huda Jawad said her son does not feel safe going to football practice after the racist comments directed at Black England players after Sunday’s Euro 2020 final
  • A petition launched by Jawad and two friends, calling for racism to be punished by lifetime bans from soccer grounds, attracted almost a million signatures in just 48 hours
By Arab News ·