The Portugal-Uruguay match, which will be played in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, was interrupted moments after a spectator stormed onto the pitch with a rainbow flag and T-shirts reading “Save Ukraine” and “Respect Iranian women.”
Triple political message. In the middle of the Portugal-Uruguay match, shocking Monday, November 28 at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a spectator walked into the garden with a rainbow flag, a symbol of the LGBT+ community and decorated it with a t-shirt with the Superman logo and the writings “Save Ukraine” and “Republic for Iranian Women” .
The explosion occurred in the 50th minute of the match, forcing the Iranian referee, Ali Reza Faghani, to interrupt the match for a few minutes, which was the appropriate time to evacuate the individual. The latter managed to run for thirty seconds on the ground, before he was intercepted by security men.
At the moment, we do not know the identity of the man who entered the lawn. The sequence was not actually broadcast through the television production.
For just a few days, rainbow badges, in support of the LGBT+ community, have been licensed by FIFA in stadiums. In practice, however, it has been confiscated on several occasions by the security forces.
Originally, several selections wanted to wear this armband on their arm during World Cup matches, but football authorities threatened teams with sporting sanctions.