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FIFA, Qatar threaten players for wearing LGBTQ support

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First came FIFA's threats against seven European team captains wishing to wear "One Love" arm bands to support LGBTQ rights and to protest host country Qatar's laws that make homosexuality illegal. Soccer's governing body announced at the last minute it would punish players with a yellow card if they wore the armband, effectively shutting down their campaign.