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FIFA World Cup 2022: Belgium’s overseas minister Hadja Lahbib wears ‘One Love’ armband

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FIFA World Cup 2022: Belgium’s overseas minister, Hadja Lahbib, was seen carrying the ‘One Love’ armband throughout her nation’s match in opposition to Canada on Wednesday, November 23.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Nov 24, 2022 07:31 IST

FIFA WC 2022: Belgium’s overseas minister Hadja Lahbib wears ‘One Love’ armband. Courtesy: AP

By India Today Web Desk: Belgium’s overseas minister, Hadja Lahbib, hogged the headlines when she wore the ‘One Love’ armband whereas assembly FIFA president Gianni Infantino throughout her nation’s FIFA World Cup 2022 match in opposition to Canada on Wednesday, November 23 on the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar.

Lahbib posted an image on her Twitter deal with the place she might be seen carrying the armband on her left arm, writing “My heart goes out to our Red Devils!”

Earlier, FIFA banned captains of seven European nations, together with Belgium, from carrying the ‘One Love’ armbands. The world soccer’s governing physique issued a risk that yellow playing cards could be issued if gamers wore the armbands.

The ban didn’t go down properly with the German soccer federation, who’re set to take authorized motion in opposition to FIFA over their resolution.

“Fifa has forbidden us from using a symbol of diversity and human rights. It said the ban would be linked to massive penalties (in the nature of) sporting sanctions without concretising exactly what it meant. The DFB is keen to clarify whether Fifa’s procedure is in fact legitimate,” DFB’s spokesperson Stefan Simon was quoted as saying.

Before their match in opposition to Japan on Wednesday at Khalifa International Stadium, the German group protested in opposition to the ban by posing for an image by placing their palms on their mouths.

Nancy Faeser, the German Interior Minister, additionally wore the ‘One Love’ armband whereas sitting within the stands throughout her nation’s match on November 23. She even posted an image with the hashtag #OneLove.

As far as Belgium are involved, they received their opening match in opposition to Canada 1-0 and are on prime of the factors desk of their group.

Germany, alternatively, misplaced to Japan 1-2 and are positioned third within the factors desk in Group E.

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sabyasachi chowdhury

Published On:

Nov 24, 2022