Danish fans ‘attacked by yobs on bus home from’ after England Euro 2020 win

A family of Denmark fans say they were attacked by dozens of England supporters after the Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley last week.

About 40 thugs allegedly targeted Eva Greene, 43, her husband Lane and their nine-year-old son Henry after the game after spotting them wearing Denmark shirts on a bus in London.

Terrified Henry was forced to run to the top of the bus to escape the mob, while they punched Lane, who is originally from the US, in the stomach.

"They started banging on the windows and the doors, screaming and yelling," Eva told the Evening Standard.

"They started filming us, it was uncomfortable and weird because we hadn’t engaged with them – we just wanted to go home."

She also accused the bus driver of letting members the gang on the bus, leading Henry to flee to the top floor of the double decker.

As Eva followed, she said "one guy leapt up and punched (her) husband in the stomach".

As the bus pulled away, the hooligans made rude hand signals in the family's direction.

"My husband, who is actually American, was really angry, he told them they should be ashamed of themselves, that they were disgracing the English team," Eva said. "England’s team deserves better fans."

She added that the couple were now hoping the ordeal won't put Henry off supporting England in Sunday's Euro 2020 final against Italy.

"As Henry said 'Who’s warning the Italian kids?'," she said.

Met Police confirmed it was investigating the incident, which occurred at about 11.30pm on Wednesday night – after England’s 2-1 victory.

Many Denmark fans have accused Three Lions supporters of invading their 8,000 allocated Wembley seats during the semi-final.

Jeanette Jorgenson, who has lived in West London for 15 years, said the incident left her "shaken up".

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She says a group of England fans pulled her hair and tried to grab her Danish flag.

"I couldn’t believe what was happening. It was quite frightening," she told the Guardian.

As she left the ground after the match, she claimed England yobs shouted "you don't belong here" at her.

The Danish FA also reported England fans for being seated in Danish sections.

"(I saw one) English bloke go up to this kid and try to remove him from his seat," Ms Jorgenson said.

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"It was a frightening experience. We had to buy our tickets through the DBU (Danish Football Association) because they wanted us all to sit together.

"I’m not sure what happened but there were definitely lots of English fans amongst us, which made the atmosphere go a bit numb.

"I think some people got a bit frightened because they were very aggressive."

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