Harry Maguire’s mother, Zoe, has issued a statement in response to the negativity that has been following her son, the England and Manchester United centre-back.
Centre-back Maguire has faced challenges in getting game time at the club level but recently played for England in international matches. During the 3-1 win in Scotland, he unfortunately experienced abusive comments from certain individuals, both before and after scoring an own goal.
England manager Gareth Southgate defended the 30-year-old player earlier in the week, criticizing the behavior of some of Maguire’s critics. Aaron Ramsdale, the goalkeeper for the Three Lions, also passionately supported Maguire. Now, Harry’s mother, Zoe, has added her voice to theirs.
Zoe’s statement, which she posted on Instagram, expresses her dismay at the level of negativity and abusive comments her son has received from certain fans, pundits, and the media. She considers this behavior disgraceful and unacceptable, especially given her son’s dedication to both his club and country. She understands that in the world of football, there are ups and downs, but she believes that what Harry has endured extends beyond the realm of ‘football.’ She emphasizes Harry’s resilience and mental strength in handling such adversity and expresses her hope that no other parents or players, especially young ones,