On July 2, EUFA EURO 2020 official Twitter announced a vote for which song to be played at Wembley Stadium. The final result showed that BTS got the most vote with Butter. However, ARMY (BTS fans) got upset over the decision of UEFA EURO 2020 and got racism attacks.
ARMY Got Upset over UEFA EURO 2020 Vote Result
The ‘battle’ among the fandom of artists nominated by UEFA EURO 2020 was indeed inevitable. Each fandom supported the artist with all their might to win the vote and hear the song be played at Wembley Stadium.
The vote got over 4million voters choosing their most favorite artist. As a result, BTS Butter won the voting with 46.6%.
ARMY reactions to BTS Butter winning the vote
When the result was out, ARMY was thrilled and took Twitter to show their love to BTS.
Army, hoy es Lunes con L de “LOS REYES BANGTAN TRIUNFANDO COMO SIEMPRE”— Viviana⁷; ∞ 🏖 ˢᵗʳᵉᵃᵐ ᴮᵘᵗᵗᵉʳ (@Jjungvikook) July 5, 2021
BTS PAVED THE WAY
BTS’ music in Wembley Stadium again! #BTSForUEFAEURO #ButterOnEuro #BTSforEURO2020 @BTS_twt
UEFA EURO 2020 decided to play all the songs
However, the later UEFA EURO 2020 decision upset ARMY. On July 6, through their official Twitter account, they announced that they would play all four songs at the Wembley Stadium.
After nearly 4.5 million votes, we have our four songs to be played by the #vivostadiumdj at Wembley Stadium! 🎛️🙌— UEFA EURO 2020 (@EURO2020) July 6, 2021
Congratulations go to… @bts_bighit@Louis_Tomlinson @Harry_Styles @theweeknd @vivo_europe #EUROsongSelector pic.twitter.com/TLW8pmaOaf
ARMY was upset over the EURO 2020 decision
For the next time, don't do stupid polls and just say that you will play all the songs.— ⁷Yeon Kiminᵇᵘᵗᵗᵉʳ🌸 (@minsuga__18) July 6, 2021
We strive to win the survey, we receive insults and threats from the other fandom, do you think it is fun?
Don't do unnecessary things
The issue isn’t that they’re playing other songs. We’re not that stupid. The issue is that they made it sound like a real voting contest which is obviously wasn’t.— 💕Katie ⁷ 💕 ᴾᵀᴰ (@pinkcorgisrule) July 6, 2021
Not surprising from the page of a sport where matches routinely end in in a tie…🤪🤷🏻♀ #everybodywins #yay #unvote pic.twitter.com/QzNxsSewqb
The decision led to the racism issue
ARMY stated that it was not the decision to play all four songs that upset them. The EURO 2020 vote and inconsistent decision made ARMY (as well as the artist) receiving many hate and racism speeches.
think for a second, they made the poll, they’re intention was never to play both songs or “use” bts, but after how big it got, how big WE Made it, it was obvious they had to play his song too— louis girl (@andy282930) July 6, 2021
And that’s a fact that I share but that’s not what people in these comments were saying. But again about what you said I totally agree cause both artists deserve that— Chiara 💙🇮🇹 (@opinionsCloset) July 6, 2021
Yes true..also in malaysia..its viral..many football fans threw hate comment towards bts even some army also comment that butter not suitable song to play for euro and lots of racist comment. .its really disgusting to see the comment..all because of that damn poll..— ᴮᴱpeyQa⁷ (@pey_qa) July 6, 2021
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