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EM: Fans are not allowed to show the flag on the rainbow

EM: Fans are not allowed to show the flag on the rainbow

It was a scene that caused a stir (2-1) on the edge of the EM quarterfinal match between Denmark and the Czech Republic.

Before the kick-off, you can see two Danish fans with the rainbow flag on the stands at the Olympic Stadium in Baku. After a while, the secretaries discussed with the Danish supporters – the flag disappeared.

The European Football Association (UEFA) recently said that rainbow flags are not banned on stadiums. Following the incident in Azerbaijan, the UEFA said it had “never instructed Baku – or any other stadium – to seize rainbow flags”.

From any statement, among others Athletes The quote reads: “We are currently investigating what happened and will definitely contact the UEFA representative, the UEFA security officer and local authorities to clarify the matter.”

The rainbow flag is “a symbol that embodies the core values ​​of the UEFA and promotes everything we believe in – a just and equitable society that tolerates all.” UEFA “confirms return to flag fan”.

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Volkswagen does without the colorful straps

The UEFA partner did so without the colorful lights of billboards during the Volkswagen game, which last round 16, unlike the quarterfinals in Munich on Friday.

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According to the VW, the UEFA had “concerns” about the legal framework in places in Russia and Azerbaijan.

The colors of the rainbow are a symbol of tolerance and gender. They were a lot of trouble during the match. For example, the UEFA rejected an application from Munich to shine brightly in the Munich EM arena for the German game against Hungary.

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