sport news Italian media claim England were given penalty to repay a favour to Boris ...

sport news Italian media claim England were given penalty to repay a favour to Boris ...
sport news Italian media claim England were given penalty to repay a favour to Boris ...
The mind games begin! Italian media claim England's 'very generous' penalty against Denmark was given because UEFA wanted to repay Boris Johnson for 'saving football' by helping stop the doomed European Super League England beat Denmark 2-1 on Wednesday courtesy of an extra-time penalty Many have said penalty was soft but the Italian media have made a huge claim Gazzetta dello Sport claim spot-kick was given as a favour to Boris Johnson They say UEFA were repaying Johnson for his opposition to failed Super League 

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An Italian newspaper have made the incredible claim that England were only given their winning penalty against Denmark because UEFA wanted to repay the favour to Prime Minister Boris Johnson for his role in stopping the European Super League.

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England beat Denmark 2-1 to book their place in Sunday's Euro 2020 final, with the winning goal coming from the rebound of a penalty by Harry Kane.

Gazzetta dello Sport, though, have claimed that England were only given their 'very generous' spot-kick as a favour to Johnson - who was watching on in the stands at a raucous Wembley Stadium.

The Gazzetta dello Sport article that claims England's penalty was a favour to Boris Johnson

The Gazzetta dello Sport article that claims England's penalty was a favour to Boris Johnson

Raheem Sterling goes down in the box after a challenge by Denmark defender Joakim Maehle

Raheem Sterling goes down in the box after a challenge by Denmark defender Joakim Maehle

Johnson was inside Wembley wearing an England shirt over the top of his usual white shirt

Johnson was inside Wembley wearing an England shirt over the top of his usual white shirt

Earlier this year, the world of football was rocked by the news that some of Europe's top teams - including Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur - were

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