Germany players cover their mouths as they pose for the team photo before the start of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match against Japan at Khalifa International Stadium. Photo: dpa
Germany players cover their mouths as they pose for the team photo before the start of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match against Japan at Khalifa International Stadium. Photo: dpa

Fifa World Cup 2022: Germany players cover their mouths in protest, official wears ‘One Love’ arm band

  • Players make apparent rebuke of Fifa’s clampdown on protesting discrimination in Qatar with gesture during team photo
  • German interior minister Nancy Faeser, who was pictured sitting next to Fifa president Gianni Infantino, sports ‘One Love’ armband in stands

Germany players cover their mouths as they pose for the team photo before the start of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match against Japan at Khalifa International Stadium. Photo: dpa
Germany players cover their mouths as they pose for the team photo before the start of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match against Japan at Khalifa International Stadium. Photo: dpa
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