They vowed to support their teammates and called for the “toughest punishments” possible for those responsible.
Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were singled out for “discriminatory abuse” by some on social media after missing their penalties in the shootout.
Italian keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma pulled off three saves to help the Azzurri claim their second European Championship.
In the immediate aftermath, the three unfortunate England players soon found themselves the target of racist attacks on social media.
More to follow…..