Gogglebox’s Mo Gilligan sums up racism against England footballers

Mo mentioned those that have focused footballers with racism must be ‘ashamed’ (Image: Channel 4/PA)

Celeb Gogglebox star Mo Gilligan has been praised for his ‘smart phrases’ in response to the racism confronted by members of the England males’s soccer staff after their Euro 2020 remaining defeat.

On Sunday July 11, Italy had been topped the winners of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship after beating England in a penalty shoot-out.

Trolls have since focused Marcus Rashford, Jaydon Sancho and Bukayo Saka on-line with racist abuse, with social media platforms criticised for failing to react quicker to the derogatory messages.

On the most recent episode of Celeb Gogglebox, the celebs of the Channel 4 programme watched a information section in regards to the Euro 2020 remaining, together with the barrage of racism focused on the footballers.

Mo, who was watching with comic Babatunde Aleshe, was recommended by viewers for ‘nailing it’ as he summarised the incidents of racial abuse for the reason that match.

‘It’s that traditional factor of like once you’re doing properly you’re English, in the event you’re not doing properly you’re Black,’ the comic and The Masked Singer UK choose mentioned.

Babatunde and Mo watched the information section in regards to the Euro 2020 remaining (Image: Channel 4)

Mo emphasised how on the finish of the day, soccer is ‘only a recreation’.

‘It’s only a recreation, and the truth that some individuals are going to take this to an extent that they should then hurl racist abuse at gamers. It’s a must to be ashamed of your self. You actually do,’ he mentioned.

A number of Celeb Gogglebox viewers applauded Mo on his sage remarks, with one saying that he was ‘nailing it’.

‘Clever, smart phrases…’ another person mentioned, whereas one other viewer tweeted: ‘The disappointment in @MoTheComedian voice on #CelebrityGogglebox killed me.’

Earlier this week, it was reported that four people had been arrested with a number of extra being investigated over racist tweets following the Euro 2020 remaining.

A mural of Rashford in Manchester was defaced, prompting crowds of individuals to go away supportive messages for the footballer on prime of the wall.

Soccer groups from Super5, a league for girls, non-binary and LGBT+ gamers, gathered on Westminster Bridge in London on Friday to point out solidarity for Rashford, Sancho and Saka, displaying up with banners and flares.

Celeb Gogglebox returns subsequent Friday at 9pm on Channel 4.

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