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England Football Player Bukayo Saka Says Social Platforms Must Tackle Racism

Bukayo Saka during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on July 11.
Bukayo Saka during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on July 11.Photographer: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Europe

England soccer star Bukayo Saka criticized Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for not doing enough to prevent the posting of racist messages on their platforms.

The 19-year-old said he “knew instantly the kind of hate that I was about to receive” on social media after missing a penalty in the final of the UEFA European Football Championship on Sunday.