The defense of England Harry Maguire He said his father was left with rib injuries and had trouble breathing after being run over by fans during crowd disturbances at Wembley Stadium, ahead of the Euro 2020 final against Italy.
The fans clashed with each other and the police, breaking security lines and attacking the Wembley perimeter area before the start of Sunday’s game, which Italy won on penalties. British police said 19 of their officers were injured, while 86 people, including 53 at the scene, were arrested.
The governing body of European football, UEFA, opened disciplinary proceedings and indicted the Football Association of England for the riots.
“I think he was involved in a stampede and suffered a couple of rib injuries. I talked to him, he said he was scared, “Maguire told The Sun. “I don’t want anyone to experience that in football, especially a big final.”
The FA said Monday it would conduct a full review and condemned the behavior of fans who broke into the stadium.