2022-11-25 10:20:36

Kane and other World Cup captains would not have been allowed on PITCH with OneLove armbands

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Daily Mail
By Rachael Bunyan

England captain Harry Kaneand other World Cup captains would not even have been allowed on the football pitch if they had worn their OneLove armbands during the World Cup.

England's football team had been planning to wear the LGBTQ+ armband along with six other European teams such as Germanyand Denmark at the Qatar World Cup before the campaign was dropped when FIFA threatened to hand out yellow cards to players.

And now, it has emerged that the sanctions would have been much harsher than first thought.

Kane, Wales captain Gareth Bale and the other five skippers would have been prevented from entering the pitch wearing the OneLove armband, it is understood.

It comes after it was revealed that six FIFA officials were sent to the England's football team's headquarters onMonday ahead of their match against Iran to threaten 'drastic sanctions'.

The German Football Association (DFB) claimedearlier this week that England and other teams were faced with 'extreme blackmail' or 'massive sanctions' that led to them dropping the gesture.

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