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Orsato also kneels, football players applaud referees

2021-06-15T13:39:17.550Z

The footballers' union supports the anti-racist gesture (ANSA) "We fully support the collective response of England players against racism and discrimination, in football and beyond, at Euro 2020". This is the Twitter message with which Fifpro, the world footballers' union, took a stand alongside the national team who, despite the repetition of boos from the English public, continued their campaign against racism by kneeling on the Wembley pitch. before the m



"We fully support the collective response of England players against racism and discrimination, in football and beyond, at Euro 2020". This is the Twitter message with which Fifpro, the world footballers' union, took a stand alongside the national team who, despite the repetition of boos from the English public, continued their campaign against racism by kneeling on the Wembley pitch. before the match against Croatia, as did the referee Daniele Orsato. And also the referees yesterday received the approval of Fifpro, because in the first match of this European championship in which this type of event was witnessed, Belgium-Russia in St. Petersburg, the match officials also chose to get down on their knees. "We are alongside Belgium,referees and their protest, despite the negative reaction of the public - commented Fifpro -. Commitment and activism, discrimination and racism cannot be stopped or ignored. "

Source: ansa

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