Harry Kane spotted wearing rainbow watch before England vs United States following OneLove armband ban
Posted by  badge Boss on Nov 25, 2022 - 11:30PM
Harry Kane has been spotted wearing a rainbow watch (Picture: Reuters)

has been spotted wearing a rainbow watch prior to England’s clash against the United States in .

The England captain was due to wear the rainbow-coloured OneLove armband for the Three Lions’ opening clash against Iran on Monday before making a U-turn.

Just hours before England’s 6-2 win over Iran, , which he had planned to do to show support to the LGBTQ+ community, with homosexuality illegal in Qatar.

The FA admitted that the prospect of Kane receiving a yellow card and a potential ban for wearing the armband was one of the key reasons behind the decision.

Kane’s U-turn was also .

England were not the only nation planning to use the OneLove armband with Wales, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland also involved.

Denmark are furious over the ban and .

Germany players responded to FIFA’s ban with a powerful statement prior to kick-off in their opener against Japan on Wednesday,  by world football’s governing body.

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer told  after the game: ‘We talked about it and all agreed that we really wanted to do something.

‘We said they can take our armband, but as much as FIFA might want to, they will never silence us. We stand for our values and for human rights. We wanted to show that.

‘It didn’t just impact on us [FIFA’s ban on the OneLove armband] but all the other nations that wanted to take part.’

Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, though, .

Belgium’s and says his country will ‘focus on football’.


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