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World Cup Captains To Wear Anti-Discrimination Armbands
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World Cup Captains To Wear Anti-Discrimination Armbands

England's Harry Kane and other European team captains will wear "OneLove" armbands during the World Cup in Qatar to fight discrimination, the Football Association announced on Wednesday. Homosexuality is illegal in the Gulf state and organizers have battled to reassure rights groups that same-sex couples will not face action at the tournament, which starts on November 20. Ten European nations, including England, France and Germany, have teamed up to support the season-long OneLove campaign to promote inclusion, which features an armband with a multi-coloured heart.Kane and the captains of the seven other nations in the group who have qualified for the World Cup will wear the armbands in Qatar."I am honored to join my fellow national team captains in supporting the important OneLove cam...