German football federation to take legal action over Fifa’s OneLove armband ban

Move comes after supermarket chain cuts commercial ties with DFB in protest over row at World Cup

Germany’s football federation has said it plans legal steps against Fifa over its banning of OneLove rainbow armbands at the World Cup as it faced the humiliating decision by one of the country’s largest supermarket chains to cut its commercial ties over the row.

The DFB refused to let players in Qatar wear the armbands promoting diversity and inclusion after threats from the world football governing body to issue yellow cards to team captains, but faced a swift reaction, including from the supermarket chain REWE, which became the first sponsor to take direct action as it said it would drop its advertising campaign in protest at the decision.

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@casio7188

RT @MjiNazrul: I request the Qatar Football Federation. You bring German football star Ozil to your team at any cost. Who has been left out…

Posted on: 2022-12-04 10:37

@MjiNazrul

I request the Qatar Football Federation. You bring German football star Ozil to your team at any cost. Who has been… https://t.co/zBn0DhkOM6

Posted on: 2022-12-04 09:32

@papattacc

@yet_abi @AbeardedGOAT White was the Prussian national color. The German football federation was established in 190… https://t.co/WLOzIHqyTT

Posted on: 2022-12-03 21:46

@BentBladi0

Former German player Michael Ballack: "Germany has lost its respect, its name, its history, and its status. Since… https://t.co/d0NFhj9AtB

Posted on: 2022-12-03 10:34

@MjiNazrul

@qatarmarsleader I request the Qatar Football Federation. You bring German football star Ozil to your team at any c… https://t.co/hGBWByA3lX

Posted on: 2022-12-03 06:18

@MjiNazrul

@SofascoreINT I request the Qatar Football Federation. You bring German football star Ozil to your team at any cost… https://t.co/gcBYWiYeJR

Posted on: 2022-12-03 03:48

@notsamhausen

The German football federation and @FIFAcom should apologize to Özil https://t.co/MUsUIjkPHa

Posted on: 2022-12-02 19:57

@TrollKilla95

@shieldsbrief @SkySportsNews You german people should stop crying and complain to your federation for being protest… https://t.co/HVMalh8eeE

Posted on: 2022-12-02 18:29

@Daudi216

RT @MickyJnr__: Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football to the same level as the German Football Federation. This is the best leve…

Posted on: 2022-12-02 18:00

@KasangoTaddeo

RT @MickyJnr__: Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football to the same level as the German Football Federation. This is the best leve…

Posted on: 2022-12-02 12:17

@EdwinChelialis

RT @MickyJnr__: Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football to the same level as the German Football Federation. This is the best leve…

Posted on: 2022-12-02 11:12

@thatmangi

RT @MickyJnr__: Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football to the same level as the German Football Federation. This is the best leve…

Posted on: 2022-12-02 10:39

@zebigmdau2

RT @MickyJnr__: Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football to the same level as the German Football Federation. This is the best leve…

Posted on: 2022-12-02 10:36

@JuliusJ57928045

RT @MickyJnr__: Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football to the same level as the German Football Federation. This is the best leve…

Posted on: 2022-12-02 10:34

@MickyJnr__

Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football to the same level as the German Football Federation. This is the b… https://t.co/vwOOSmyxw3

Posted on: 2022-12-02 10:32

@dpa_intl

Ex-Germany stars Michael Ballack and Sami Khedira have demanded changes within the German Football Federation (DFB)… https://t.co/DeqADFVLit

Posted on: 2022-12-02 09:06

@joenicedj

If I were in charge of the German Football Federation, I would sack Hansi Flick. He was supposed to fix Joachim Löw… https://t.co/a3CtMOMqeV

Posted on: 2022-12-01 23:13

@Tag_ethio

@DFB_Team_EN @DFBPokal_EN The German football federation should complain about the second Japanese goal which was a… https://t.co/z7JdBlZBOH

Posted on: 2022-12-01 23:00

@Sarkobina

Samuel Eto’o: “I want to bring Cameroon Football (FECAFOOT) to the same level as the German Football Federation.Thi… https://t.co/3emgT4JFfO

Posted on: 2022-12-01 22:58

@mijares7david

Congratulations to @jfa_en for qualifying to the next round. Well deserved. For @DFB_Team_EN, proud of the team, an… https://t.co/UQUyVxW4VN

Posted on: 2022-12-01 22:53

@MWeaver72139842

@Bernard_Dinneen I think conclusive evidence needs to be shown to the German football federation or this will end u… https://t.co/JImRinZmsK

Posted on: 2022-12-01 21:33

@TalentmanagerHX

It’s a shame to the whole German football federation 🤦‍♂️ @DFB_Team_EN

Posted on: 2022-12-01 21:18

@pault84

22/11/22 - German Football Federation plan to take legal action against FIFA. 01/12/22 - Germany knocked out via… https://t.co/2Z4iTZQ5nf

Posted on: 2022-12-01 21:10

@AG1_Daniele

@DFB_Team(@DFB_Team_EN) Remember to use the resources of the #Flick contract to the vulnerability sector of the Ger… https://t.co/c176jjjYLu

Posted on: 2022-12-01 21:09

@vneel285

I hope the German football federation tells their World Cup team to cover their face instead of their mouth….the en… https://t.co/wfxTzTMtnU

Posted on: 2022-12-01 20:55

@MegamegaSoup

If I had a goal for every goal we’ve conceded on the counter since I’ve been supposrting these bastards I’d be able… https://t.co/JGbEBIAcXT

Posted on: 2022-12-01 20:21

@LawTweets1

German football federation to take legal action over Fifa’s OneLove armband ban - The Guardian https://t.co/ezc7YOyWBV

Posted on: 2022-11-30 23:42

@LawTweets1

German football federation to take legal action over Fifa’s OneLove armband ban - The Guardian https://t.co/HyfD04d1Y7

Posted on: 2022-11-30 17:41

@Kwaku__Chyna

What are the German players and football federation going to do about this then? Lmaooo https://t.co/kh5fsUV1qg

Posted on: 2022-11-29 14:14

@TurkuazNews

RT @AliBakeer: 🇩🇪🇶🇦 Özil had to quit football after being subjected to racist & disrespectful campaign that even involved head of the Germa…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 11:16

@wanderinsouI

@bamboobirkin Again what does the German football Federation (organism responsible for the German national team and… https://t.co/WXxMOfZtTk

Posted on: 2022-11-29 11:07

@wanderinsouI

@bamboobirkin What does the German government have to do with the German football Federation and the players personally

Posted on: 2022-11-29 11:02

@SuperDeepDad

@iMiaSanMia @CxdricR @SPORT1 German Football Federation forcing players to push agendas 😂 Human rights, my ass. Still Fascists to the core.

Posted on: 2022-11-29 06:07

@Jordan2023_

@iMiaSanMia @SPORT1 Yes I was sure that Rodger and Gandogan were forced to protest for homosexuality We conclude th… https://t.co/cTOMY60Afm

Posted on: 2022-11-28 23:42

@alperkoculu

Supermarket chain led German football federation to take legal action against #FIFA — over #OneLove armband ban at… https://t.co/VAUDkyCEck

Posted on: 2022-11-28 13:58