Belgium Star After Germany Protest: We’re Here To Play Football, Not Send A Political Message

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By Chris Rosvoglou Germany’s players sent a message to FIFA prior to their opening World Cup match against Japan on Wednesday. The starters for Germany’s squad covered their mouths for their team photo. This was their way of protesting FIFA’s decision to abandon the anti-discrimination OneLove initiative. “It was a sign from the team, from us, that FIFA is muzzling us,” Germany coach Hansi Flick said following Wednesday’s match. Belgium captain Eden Hazard was asked to share his thoughts on Germany’s protest. He believes the national team would’ve been better off winning their match instead of…

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