FIFA forbids Danish World Cup squad training in pro-human rights shirts

FIFA dismissed the Danish request to be allowed wear jerseys bearing the message “Human Rights for All”, a spokesman for the DBU told AFP.

FILE PHOTO: Denmark players pose for a team group photo before the match against Croatia in the UEFA Nations League on June 10, 2022.

FILE PHOTO: Denmark players pose for a team group photo before the match against Croatia in the UEFA Nations League on June 10, 2022. | Photo Credit: REUTERS

FIFA dismissed the Danish request to be allowed wear jerseys bearing the message “Human Rights for All”, a spokesman for the DBU told AFP.

FIFA have rejected a bid by Denmark’s World Cup squad to wear pro-human rights shirts in training, the Danish football federation (DBU) said Thursday.

World football’s governing body dismissed the Danish request to be allowed wear jerseys bearing the message “Human Rights for All”, a spokesman for the DBU told AFP.

Qatar has faced criticism for its human rights record on the treatment of foreign workers on major infrastructure projects for the World Cup and on women’s and LGBTQ rights.

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