Thursday, February 2, 2023

FIFA World Cup 2022: Pitch invader who carried rainbow flag during Portugal vs Uruguay released without further action

A protester carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a’ Save Ukraine’ T- shirt who raided the pitch during Portugal’s World Cup group palm over Uruguay on Monday says he has been released without any farther action.

Man with rainbow flag invades pitch during Portugal and Uruguay match

Mario Ferri, whose blue top had the Superman totem on the front and the words of the words’ Respect for Iranian Women’ on the reverse, entered the field of play during the alternate half. Security officers chased Ferri- who describes himself as a footballer and influencer- before he dropped the flag on the field and was also attended down.

Fifa World Cup: Pitch invader who carried rainbow flag during Portugal vs Uruguay released without further action

The adjudicator picked up the flag and left it on the sideline, where it stayed for a many moments before a worker came to collect it.


He also had the words “Save Ukraine” on the front of his T-shirt, in reference to the war-torn nation. We know what has happened around this World Cup. It’s a normal thing to happen,” said Portugal player Ruben Neves. Of course, we are all with them as well. With Iran as well, with the Iranian women. We understand his message and I think all the world understands it as well.”

He has offered analogous demurrers before, including at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where he raised the issue of children living in poverty. Gay rights and the use of the rainbow flag have been a stewing issue at the World Cup in Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal.

Fifa World Cup: Pitch invader who carried rainbow flag during Portugal vs Uruguay released without further action

Captains of seven European brigades had planned to wear rainbow- themedanti-discrimination armbands during the event as part of a crusade for diversity. But they backed down over the trouble of correctional action from football’s governing body Fifa, including unheroic cards.

Britain’s sports minister Stuart Andrew will wear the armband when he attends England’s clash with Wales on Tuesday. German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser wore the “ One Love ” armband last week while sitting coming to Fifa president Gianni Infantino for Germany’s shock 2- 1 defeat by Japan. suckers complained before in the event that they had been told to remove particulars of apparel with the rainbow on them.

Meanwhile, Ukraine was raided by Russia in February, and Iran has seen numerousanti-government demurrers in recent weeks after a 22- time-old woman, Mahsa Amini, failed after being detained by police for wearing her hijab ‘ inaptly ’. Thirty- five- time-old
Ferri, who has run onto the pitch at once World Mugs, is reportedly a former football player who contended in India.

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