Germany protests against FIFA for LGBT + rights!
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How many controversies before the Germany-Japan match of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Germany protested against FIFA for the cover-up of LGBT + rights in Qatar.
Manuel Neuer, the captain of Germany, did not wear the rainbow headband, but the official FIFA no discrimination headband.
To protest against the FIFA ban, the gesture of the German players arrived, who posed with their hand to cover their mouths. Incredibly, Neuer was also overshadowed by international directing, with only a freeze frame on the pre-match draw, long shots of the Germany goalkeeper.
Germany protests against FIFA for LGBT + rights! German Fed words
German Soccer Federation wrote on Twitter: "We wanted to use our captain's armband to take a stand on the values ââwe have in the German national team: diversity and mutual respect.
Together with other nations, we wanted our voice to be heard. We wanted to use the armband of ours. come to take a stand on the values ââwe have in the German national team: diversity and mutual respect.
Together with other nations, we wanted our voice to be heard. It was not about making a political statement. Human rights are not negotiable. It should be given for consideration. obvious, but it's not yet like that. That's why this message is so important to us.
Denying us the armband is like turning off our voice. We support our position."
German government and President of the German Football Association's words on the issue
German government spokesman said: "The rights of LGBTQ + people are not negotiable.
It is regrettable that we see that it is clearly not possible at the World Cup to take a stand or show a sign of solidarity." President of the German Football Association said: "FIFA works with intimidation and pressure.
We are opposed to FIFA's decision not to allow the use of the rainbow band. We want to see how we can initiate further measures. Tomorrow we will have a meeting with the 7 nations involved in the project."