SI:AM | FIFA Squashes Its First World Cup Protest Attempt

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By Dan Gartland After being threatened by FIFA, England’s Harry Kane opted not to wear a rainbow armband. Good morning, I’m Dan Gartland. Can I just fast forward to U.S.-Wales at 2 p.m. ET? In today’s SI:AM: ⚽ The mood in Qatar as the World Cup began 🏈 The Patriots’ stingy defense 🏀 1 vs. 2 in women’s hoops If you’re reading this on SI.com, you can sign up to get this free newsletter in your inbox each weekday at SI.com/newsletters. UEFA teams bow to FIFA’s threatsOn the first full day of the 2022 World Cup, it’s FIFA and the Qatari government that have notched the biggest victory. The captain…

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