Orbán defends soccer fans who booed kneeling Irish players

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Thursday defended the soccer fans who booed the Irish national team while they were kneeling as a sign of solidarity against racism at a game this week. “Politics has no place in sports,” Orbán said during a government news conference. Before the match, the Hungarian soccer federation had already released a statement indicating that the country’s national team would not kneel.

Read More →



Previous Article

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has issued his verdict on the club's hunt for a new striker.

Next Article

Roy Keane reveals he ate doner kebab three hours before Manchester United cup tie as he makes Cristiano Ronaldo and Phil Foden comparison

Related Posts

Soccer-Damsgaard replaces Eriksen in Denmark lineup against Belgium

Mikkel Damsgaard has been handed the difficult role of stepping into Christian Eriksen’s shoes in Denmark’s lineup while Kevin De Bruyne is only on the bench for Belgium in their Group B clash in Copenhagen on Thursday. Damsgaard is not a like-for-like replacement for Eriksen, who suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark's Euro 2020 opener, but he can play the playmaker role. Jannik Vestergaard comes into the defence with Jonas Wind being sacrificed as Denmark changed their formation.