Euro 2020: Russian players stand as Belgian players take the knee, booed by fans

The kneeling players were booed by the crowds at the  Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg.

Belgian players take a knee before their EURO 2020 fixture against Russia in St Petersburg.   -  AFP

elgium’s players have been jeered by sections of the crowd at Saint Petersburg Stadium while taking a knee before the start of a European Championship match against Russia.

Loud music was played while the gesture against racism was taking place but the boos were still audible.

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Russia’s players chose not to take a knee.

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