‘Draconian’: gay footballer Josh Cavallo hits out at Fifa over rainbow armband edict

Australian player says he has lost respect for Fifa over decisionSeven European nations told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband Josh Cavallo, the Australian footballer who came out as gay last year, has criticised Fifa’s decision to penalise players at the World Cup who show support for the LGBTQ+ community, saying the move shows that football remains far from an inclusive space.Captains from seven European teams intended to wear the “OneLove” rainbow armband at the tournament in Qatar, but ditched the plan before the first round of group matches amid fears they would receive an immediate booking for the show of solidarity.

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