The 2022 World Cup has faced some challenges since the announcement of the host country. Known for having some laws and cultural rules different from western countries, the country has been facing protests from some selections. It is the case of England and team captain Harry Kane.
Harry had expressed a desire to wear an armband in support of the LGBTQIA+ community. The will, however, was vetoed by FIFA. According to football’s highest body. You countries were prohibited from using unapproved political symbols.
Harry Kane protests at 2022 World Cup debut
England made their debut at the 2022 World Cup this Monday (21). Unable to wear the armband in support of the LGBTQIA+ community, Harry Kane wore one with the message: “No Discrimination”🇧🇷 Unlike the other one, this one was allowed by FIFA. In addition, players knelt in combat against racism before the start of the game.
In addition to England, the selections of the Wales, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark. It is worth remembering that the latter was banned from wearing a uniform in protest of the World Cup in Qatar.
Reporter wears armband in support of LGBTQIA+ cause
Unlike Harry Kane, the former England international and BBC commentator wore the armband in support of the LGBTQIA+ community during the broadcast of the country’s match. The attitude divided opinions on social networks with some people finding it courageous, while others found it disrespectful to the local culture.