Scandal in the German group of the Nations League! Shortly before the start of the Nations League game between Hungary and England on Saturday evening, the players of the “Three Lions” go on their knees as a sign against racism. Then whistles hailed from the audience.
Racism accusations against the Hungarian supporters are nothing new. After Hungarian “fans” behaved racistly at the European Championship games against Portugal, France and Germany last year, Hungary was sentenced by Uefa to at least two games without an audience. A probation period of two years applies to a third game.
Although the regulations are actually clear, the stands in the Puskas Arena in Budapest were packed. The reason is a Uefa rule according to which children up to the age of 14 are allowed into the stadium in closed-door games if they are invited and accompanied by an adult.
The “Bild” relies on media reports that more than 30,000 visitors were registered before the game. Incidentally, the Hungarians surprisingly won the game 1-0.
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