The case of the rainbow arnband takes center stage on the second day of Qatar2022. FIFA has expressly banned the captains of 7 national teams from wearing the "One Love" armband, in support of the LGBTQ+ community; the referees would have cautioned players from Germany, England, Denmark, Switzerland, Wales, Belgium and the Netherlands if they showed it on the pitch. This is the comment of Bild, which openly attacks the German Football Federation: "November 21, 2022 will go down in history as a day of shame. It is the day in which the DFB and the national team played a large part of their credibility before the eyes of the world Whole. It's the day we feel ashamed of the DFB and the national team, even if the first German match hasn't been played yet. They proved too cowardly to wear a armband saying "One Love", because FIFA had threatened sporting sanctions . This behavior is outrageous and unacceptable. We should have said 'So what?''. Let them show Neuer the yellow card! They should send him off, then take away our points and send us home! The only right reaction to the FIFA mafia would have been to show spine and clarify: if you don't want us with a armband with the word LOVE written on it, then we want nothing to do with you. So, play your World Cup yourself in fu turo! What a bad impression England, Holland, Wales, Switzerland, France, Germany, Denmark and Belgium gave for not opposing it. It would have been an opportunity to change something, even to the point of overthrowing the despotic President Infantino. Apparently these countries do not understand the damage they are causing. Apparently they don't understand that many fans don't care if we get to the last 16 or the semi-finals or even the title."

Sezione: Wolrd Cup Qatar 2022 / Data: Mon 21 November 2022 alle 18:00
Autore: Stefano Bentivogli
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