A US soccer federation screenshot displaying Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic. Photo: Instagram via AP
A US soccer federation screenshot displaying Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic. Photo: Instagram via AP
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Fifa World Cup: US Soccer briefly scrubs emblem from Iran flag at World Cup ‘to support women’

  • The US team’s social media pages displayed a banner with the squad’s matches, with the Iranian flag only bearing its green, white and red colours
  • By Sunday, the flag with the emblem had been restored in the Twitter banner; Facebook and Instagram posts with the altered flag had been removed

A US soccer federation screenshot displaying Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic. Photo: Instagram via AP
A US soccer federation screenshot displaying Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic. Photo: Instagram via AP
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