Saka speechless as he's presented with wall containing hundreds of messages of support from Arsenal fans after Euro hell

ARSENAL and England star Bukayo Saka was left stunned as he was presented with a wall of messages of support from football fans.

The 19-year-old received racist abuse after missing England's decisive spot-kick in the penalty shootout defeat to Italy in the Euro 2020 final.


Sadly, the teenager released a statement saying he knew he would face a torrent of sick messages as soon as his penalty was kept out.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Prince William and athletic legend Usain Bolt were just some of the famous names to blast the abuse Saka received.

And over one million England fans signed a petition to ban racists from all football games after Saka, along with Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, was targetted.

Arsenal have shared a video of Saka entering an indoor training facility to be met with a wall full of hundreds of messages of support.

The Londoner first admits to being 'speechless' before then adding: "How do I even say thank you for all of this."

Saka had previously released a statement following the cruel end to his Euro 2020 tournament with England.

The Gunners star wrote: "I have stayed away from social media for a few days to spend time with my family and reflect on the last few weeks.

"This message won't do it justice how grateful I am for all the love that I have received, and I feel that I need to thank everyone who has supported me.

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"It was an honour to be part of an England squad that leads by example, they are brothers for life and I'm grateful for everything that I have learnt from every one of the players and staff who worked so hard.

"To help that team reach our first final in 55 years, seeing my family in the crowd, knowing what they've given to help me get there, that meant everything to me."

Saka then urged social media companies to act now after he, Sancho and Rashford were abused.

His statement continued: "To the social media platforms Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, I don't want any child or adult to have to receive the hateful and hurtful messages that me, Marcus and Jadon have received this week.

"I knew instantly the kind of hate that I was about to receive and that is a sad reality that your powerful platforms are not doing enough to stop these messages.

"There is no place for racism or hate of any kind in football or in any area of society.

"And to the majority of people coming together to call out the people sending these messages, by taking action and reporting these comments to the police and by driving out the hate by being to one another, we will win.

"Love always wins. Bukayo Saka."

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