Germany did not accept FIFA’s warning, 7 countries may be out of the World Cup
In the FIFA World Cup 2022, all the teams have not even started their respective campaigns yet, but there has already been a ruckus. Looks like the controversy is on the rise and if the matter progresses, it is possible that the 7 nations may pull out of the World Cup midway through the tournament. These are the 7 countries that FIFA has warned, the highest governing body of football FIFA has warned seven European nations that strict action will be taken if any of their players take to the field wearing One Love armbands.
Germany has also protested with 7 European countries. In the group photo taken before the match against Japan, its players pose with their mouths closed. Apart from the players, Germany’s minister Nancy Fazer has also opposed it. She reached the stadium to watch the match wearing One Love armband. Whose photo is becoming very viral on social media.
Fifa’s warning caused panic in 7 countries
What is One Love Armband? Before knowing that let us know in detail what FIFA has said about this, FIFA has said that players can be fined for wearing One Love armbands of the same color as a symbol of diversity. Let us tell you that FIFA said this for 7 European countries. Their captain plans to take the field wearing the One Love armband. FIFA also stated that any player of the team who did so would be shown an immediate yellow card. Critics of FIFA’s decision included German coach Hansi Flick and the president of the Football Confederation, Bernd Neuendorff.
What is One Love Armband?
Also know what is One Love Armband, it is a symbol of support for equality. Qatar where same-sex relationships are not recognized. There is also a significance that not only is it related to the LGBTQ community, but the football player wearing the armband also wants to convey a message of equality. Like cricket, sitting at the hooters is a support for Black Lives Matter but players are not allowed to do so as FIFA rules do not include such things.
7 European countries are affected by FIFA’s warning. Apart from Germany, it includes countries like England, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium. Denmark is planning to leave the FIFA World Cup after communicating with the UEFA countries about this.