The Germans are gagging for the pre-game photo, why this gesture? Posted on November 23, 2022 by magictr Spread the love Before the kick-off of Germany – Japan counting for the 2022 World Cup, the Germans decided to pose in the pre-game photo while gaggingNew controversy over human rights in Qatar. This Wednesday, November 23, at; On the occasion of the World Cup match between Germany and Japan, the Germans decided to perform a strong gesture in the pre-game photo by gagging. This gesture follows a Fifa's decision to ban the wearing of the “One Love” armband which was intended to support the community LGBT. In a press release, the Federation justifies this action. The Germans at the time of the #FIFAWorldCup team photo | #GERJPN pic.twitter.com/IUhHq2PUv1 — BeFootball (@_BeFootball) November 23, 2022"With our captain's armband, we wanted to set an example of the values we live in as a national team: diversity; and mutual respect, explains the German federation on its Twitter account. This is not a political message: human rights are non-negotiable. That should go without saying. Unfortunately, this is still not the case. That's why this message is so important to us, the instance continues. Forbidding us to wear the armband is forbidding us to speak. Our position is clear.