Euro 2020: Here’s the reason this woman was sacked for watching England vs Denmark match

A woman identified as, Nina Farooqi, has been sacked after she was captured on camera cheering England on in their 2-1 win over Denmark at the semifinal of the European Championships at Wembley Stadium.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from Daily Mail that Farooqi, had told her boss she was sick and needed a day off work.

She called in sick after her friend won last-minute tickets to the match in a work raffle. She was however spotted celebrating England’s first goal and her colleagues texted her at half-time to inform her that she was shown on television.

The 37-year-old digital content producer was sacked at 6am the following day as her boss called, asking her not to bother returning to work.

Farooqi said she was unlikely to be allowed a day off to watch the match due to being short-staffed, prompting her to call in sick.

“They said they’d seen I’d been at the game, and I was honest about why I did it. But I didn’t get any sympathy at all and they said that’s it. That’s their call and the consequence of what I did.

“There is a bit of regret, no one wants to get fired, but then also I would have hated the regret of missing out. I’d do it all over again,” she told the Daily Telegraph.

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