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Footballers call for action after shocking racial abuse in Bulgaria

The European Championship qualifier was marred by abuse, with racist chanting heard in the Sofia stadium Credit: Press Association

Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling have spoken out after being targeted by racist abuse at last nights Euro 2020 qualifier.

The Manchester United and Manchester City players were part of the England team that beat Bulgaria 6-0.

But that resounding victory's been completely overshadowed by the racist abuse from the crowd which led to the game being stopped twice.

Raheem Sterling says those responsible are "idiots" and Marcus Rashford says such action needs stamping out.

Mel Barham reports: