The possible sports sanctions of the FIFA They have relegated England and six other European teams and will eventually not wear the rainbow armband in defense of sexual diversity during the game World Cup in Qatar.
In a last minute decision, less than three hours after the start of the duel England – Iran As of this Monday, the English Football Association (FA) has decided to abandon the idea of wearing this bracelet One Loveaimed at denouncing human rights abuses in Qatar, particularly those attacking the movement LGTBIQ+.
Harry Kane, captain of England, wanted to wear this bracelet and, together with the FA, assured that he would not mind facing sanctions, recalled Efe. However, the FA were clear that these fines would be economic in nature and not sporting in nature as FIFA has threatened.
Harry Kane would face a warning if he played with the bracelet
In the event of wearing that armband instead of the one imposed by FIFA, Kane would face a reprimand once the game begins, something the FA took into account when rejecting the idea, the note said. [en inglés] published this Monday, which adds that he will look for other methods to express his ideas that do not cause sporting sanctions against his team.
In addition to England, the national teams of Wales, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and Denmarkreports the Reuters agency, citing a joint statement by the respective associations.
For its part, FIFA has announced that it will press ahead with its campaign No discrimination (No Discrimination), which he wanted to launch in the quarterfinals so that the 32 captains of the participating teams could wear this different bracelet throughout the tournament, reports Efe.