Lauren Elizabeth James, an English professional footballer, is facing severe backlash from Nigerians for her actions towards Michelle Alozie, a star player for the Super Falcons of Nigeria.
On August 7th, 2023, the Super Falcons were eliminated from the World Cup after losing to England in a penalty shootout.
Despite holding their ground for 120 minutes in front of a large crowd, they fell short in the crucial penalty shootout.
However, one of the most contentious moments of the match was when Lauren James, in a fit of frustration on the pitch, received a red card for stamping on Nigeria’s defender, Alozie.
James had a rough game and was unable to make a significant impact.
In the aftermath of Nigeria’s loss to England, which put an end to the Super Falcons’ World Cup dream, online users have vehemently criticized James, accusing her of racism for her actions towards Alozie.
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