At the debut of season two of his Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso, Jason Sudeikis revealed his support for England stars Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford, and Jadon Sancho.
The lead actor wore a shirt with the phrases ‘Jadon & Marcus & Bukayo’ during the red carpet event in Hollywood on Thursday (July 15). READ MORE: The greatest talking points from the Emmys 2021 nominations
After England’s defeat in the 2020 Euros, the players were exposed to racist online abuse, prompting Sudeikis’ sympathy.
In connection with the abuse, four people have been arrested.
Hollywood icons like Tom Holland and Sacha Baron Cohen have condemned the attacks.
At the @TedLasso Season 2 premiere, Jason Sudeikis expresses his support for @England’s Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, and Bukayo Saka, who were all targeted with racial abuse after missing penalty kicks in the Euro final [?
] pic.twitter.com/oTzzEH8D35 — Planet Futbol (@si_soccer) July 16, 2021 Advertisement Liam Gallagher and Dua Lipa were among musicians who expressed support for England’s Euro 2020 football team. Manchester people gathered to a neighborhood mural of Rashford to leave comments and flowers.
“I’m feeling a little overwhelmed.”
“I’m at a loss for words,” the footballer tweeted.
Words fail me [?
] pic.twitter.com/PXC5H2GDtB — Marcus Rashford MBE (@MarcusRashford) July 13, 2021 In Ted Lasso, Sudeikis plays an American football coach who is assigned to manage a Premier League squad based in London.
During the pandemic, the Apple TV+ show established a slow-burning success.
It was reported this week that it had gotten 20 Emmy nominations.
It has received the most nominations for a first-season comedy.
Sudeikis is one of them, with a nomination for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
He has also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, the Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Actor, and the Critics Choice Award for Best Actor.
Ted Lasso returns on July 23 with a 12-episode second season.