LONDON (AP) – Ahead of their duel at the European Football Championship on Friday evening, teams from England and Scotland jointly set an example against racism and discrimination, as announced.
Shortly before kick-off at Wembley Stadium, when players from both teams walked on one knee on the grass, there was again some whistling and smelling. On the other hand, most of the 22,500 spectators applauded loudly. Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz and his assistant were also on their knees.
The England team had announced ahead of the tournament that they would do so before each of their European Championship games. Scotland joined in solidarity on Friday evening.
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