Ten nations, including France, will wear an armband in the colors of the rainbow during the 2022 World Cup to fight against discrimination and promote inclusion.
This Wednesday, the England football team announced that it is joining the One Love campaign, initially proposed by the Netherlands. The “Three Lions” join forces with nine European countries to support this campaign in favor of inclusion and the fight against discrimination.
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Thus France, England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Wales will support this movement. Their respective captain will wear a rainbow-colored armband for the next Nations League matches and during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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This armband “carries a heart containing colors representative of all walks of life”, indicates the English federation in its press release. “As captains, we may all be competing against each other on the pitch, but we stand together against all forms of discrimination. This is even more relevant at a time when division is common in society. “, says Harry Kane, the England captain.