MARTIN COMPSTON has hit out at England fans who abused their own star players after the side lost on penalties at the Euros 2020 final last night. 

Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho were targeted in racist attacks over social media by bitter supporters after the close defeat on penalties at Wembley. 

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The football-daft Line of Duty star condemned the trolls on Twitter earlier today. 

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He said: "Knives out from some who had them knighted yesterday.

"Southgate and his team carried themselves with class.

"He led with humility, Rashford and Sterling role models for youngsters football or other wise credit to their country. Those that boo and abuse them are what’s wrong with it."

It comes after England manager Gareth Southgate branded racist abuse as "unforgivable". 

The Metropolitan Police is investigating the abuse and said: "It will not be tolerated".

"It's just not what we stand for," said Southgate.

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"We have been a beacon of light in bringing people together, in people being able to relate to the national team, and the national team stands for everybody and so that togetherness has to continue.

"We have shown the power our country has when it does come together and has that energy and positivity together.

"It's my decision who takes the penalties, it's not a case of players not volunteering or more experienced players backing out."