On an appearance on Good Morning Britain, Dexter Rosier read out the letter he sent to the England player after he received racist abuse following the UEFA Euros 2020 final. He then also revealed he had sent a letter to the Prime Minister. urging him to do more to prevent these cases.
'Dear Boris Johnson, I Dexter do not think you are doing enough about racial abuse.'
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It said: “Dear Boris Johnson,
“I Dexter Rosier do not think you are doing enough about racial abuse.
“Personally, I think racial abuse online should lead to many people being banned from social media.
“If it’s happening face to face it should lead to warning of prison or other consequences.
Dexter said he wrote to Rashford to take his own stand against the racist abuse. He said: “After the penalty shootout, I was feeling afraid he was feeling sad because people were being mean about he was Black, I wanted to cheer him up.”
His letter, which he read out on the show, said: “Dear Marcus Rashford, I hope you won’t be sad for too long because you are such a good person.”
He continued: “Last year you inspired me to help people less fortunate, then last night you inspired me again, to always be brave.
“I’m proud of you, you will always be a hero.
“From Dexter Rosier, aged 9.”
He also wrote similar letters to Saka and Sancho.
Dexter also called footballers better role models than politicians and also said he would be keen to be PM himself one day.