The £36,000 raised by a JustGiving page for the young German supporter seen crying during their defeat against England at Wembley will be given to charity, it has been revealed.
When England went 2-0 up late into the last-16 game at Euro 2020, the camera picked out a distraught young girl in the crowd, who had to be comforted by her father.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The image was widely shared on social media with many posting abusive, xenophobic comments, leading to a JustGiving page being set up for her - to 'show her not everyone in the UK is horrible'.
The family of the German fan seeing crying on live TV have donated their £36,000 to Unicef
Incredibly, a massive £36k was raised by the page and after the family were found, they have now returned a brilliant gesture of their own, turning down the chance to take the cash.
In a statement, the family said: 'In the interests of our daughter and our family we would like to remain private, however we wish to thank everyone for your amazing support.
'Our daughter would like to request your generous donations go to Unicef, knowing that your kindness will do good.'
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