Spain striker Alvaro Morata said he has received vicious abuse on social media during Euro 2020 and that his wife and children have been shouted at on the streets of Seville.
Morata has been the centre of attention since before the tournament began after being booed by Spain fans in a friendly with Portugal and then missing big opportunities in the 0-0 draw with Sweden and 1-1 draw with Poland. He also missed a penalty in Spain’s 5-0 win over Slovakia on Wednesday.
“I would like people to put themselves in my shoes and think what it’s like to get threats towards my family, people saying ‘I hope your children die’. I’ve had to leave my phone outside my room,” Morata told Spanish radio station Cadena Cope.
“My wife and children have come to the stadium in Seville with Morata on the back of their shirts and people have…