Fans send messages of love and support to Rashford, Sancho and Saka after penalty misses

 

 

Fans have shared their reactions on social media after England’s penalty heartbreak in the Euro 2020 final against Italy.

Manchester United new signing, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford were both brought on during the dying embers of the game with both of them missing their penalties in a tense shoot-out. Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka saw England’s final penalty saved to which confirm Italy’s victory.

Fans on social media shared their support for Rashford and Sancho on social media.

@gavreilly: Let Marcus Rashford be remembered as the guy who spent this year feeding hundreds of thousands of England’s children.

@AnfieldRd96: Head up boys, @MarcusRashford, @Sanchooo10 & @BukayoSaka87

@FloEshalomi: We were robbed. Saka, Rashford we got you – we are proud of you Raised fist @MarcusRashford @BukayoSaka87

 

@MapsMaponyane: Feel so bad for Marcus Rashford. He’s been such a hero on and off the pitch in England over the past year… and now…this.

@Willbomb90: Loved the journey again. Thanks @England for bringing positivity back. @MarcusRashford you’re a legend.

 

@drphiliplee1: Of all the people it could happen to not Marcus Rashford. Genuinely feel awful for the team.

After a gruelling 180 minutes of action England and Italy went into the dreaded penalty shoot-out.

England started brightly on the night with Luke Shaw scoring the earliest goal in European Championship final history after a stupendous volley inside Italy’s penalty area which sent Wembley into delirium.

However, the Italians fought back in the second half and equalised thanks to Leonardo Bonucci from a set-piece.

 

Both England and Italy had chances to win the game but Jordan Pickford and Gianluigi Donnaruma produced excellent displays on the night.

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While they may not have taken the ultimate prize, the outpouring of support on social media will give the players the motivation to carry on and bounce back with the 2022 World Cup only around the corner.

Do you think England can use the experience to win the World Cup next year? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.

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