JORDAN HENDERSON blasted the England followers who mercilessly booed Harry Maguire.
The defender has endured a troublesome season with Manchester United and was jeered when the line-ups have been learn out at Wembley earlier than kick-off towards Ivory Coast.
Some supporters continued to focus on Maguire at any time when he touched the ball all through the sport.
That comes simply months after the Pink Devils captain was named within the Euro 2020 workforce of the match for his performances serving to the Three Lions attain the ultimate.
And his Liverpool counterpart shortly jumped to his defence with a robust message on social media.
Henderson – an unused sub – posted at 11.52pm final evening: “I can not get my head round what occurred at Wembley tonight.
“Harry Maguire has been a colossus for England.
“With out him, the progress made on the final two tournaments wouldn’t have been potential.
“To be booed at his house stadium, for no purpose?
“What have we turn out to be?
“What occurred tonight was simply incorrect.
“As someone who wants to win with England I feel fortunate to share a dressing room with him. We all feel the same!”
Maguire performed the total 90 minutes of the pleasant alongside Tyrone Mings on the coronary heart of defence.
On the different finish, Ollie Watkins and Raheem Sterling’s objectives set England on their means earlier than Mings popped up with a late third.
Then one other team-mate, Jack Grealish, and supervisor Gareth Southgate backed Maguire – and condemned the followers’ senseless behaviour.
Grealish mentioned: “He has been brilliant and it is ridiculous for him to get booed. It is not something the team likes.”
Southgate added: “I believed the reception was a joke, an absolute joke.
“The best way he has carried out for us has been completely phenomenal. I do not get it. We’re both all on this collectively or we’re not.
“He is in an England shirt and never solely must you assist a participant in an England shirt regardless, however once you’ve performed on the stage he has for us and put the performances in he has, it must be complete dedication behind him.
“I do not get it in any respect. His efficiency was fairly faultless actually.
“He stepped out from the back really well for his first goal, was involved in the second one too. So, yeah. The team are totally united.”