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Prince Charles has praised 'rich diversity' after yesterday's Euros 2020 game.

This comes as England team players Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho were targets of racist abuse after England lost to Italy on penalties in the Euro 2020 final last night (July 11).

After the match, Prince Charles said: “Recognizing the rich diversity of cultures which make this country so special – and in many ways unique – lies at the heart of what we can be as a nation."

He added: "Well done @England on your fantastic #Euro2020 performance! You made us proud."

Prince William also spoke out today, condemning the "abhorrent" racist abuse aimed at the England players.

He said: "I am sickened by the racist abuse aimed at England players after last night’s match. It is totally unacceptable that players have to endure this abhorrent behaviour.

"It must stop now and all those involved should be held accountable. W."

The FA has condemned the vitriolic comments towards the England players, describing it as 'disgusting behaviour'.

A statement it released said: "The FA strongly condemns all forms of discrimination and is appalled by the online racism that has been aimed at some of our England players on social media.

"We could not be clearer that anyone behind such disgusting behaviour is not welcome in following the team.

"We will do all we can to support the players affected while urging the toughest punishments possible for anyone responsible."

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on social media companies to do more to hold to account those responsible for sending online abuse.

He wrote on Twitter: "There is absolutely no place for racism in football or anywhere else.

"Those responsible for the disgusting online abuse we have seen must be held accountable – and social media companies need to act immediately to remove and prevent this hate."

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