World Cup stadium security pin down Iranian wearing protest t-shirt

1/12/2022 4:44:00 AM

WATCH: World Cup stadium security pin down Iranian wearing protest t-shirt.

WATCH: World Cup stadium security pin down Iranian wearing protest t-shirt.

DOHA — Security personnel at Qatar's Al Thumama Stadium tackled at least two Iranian supporters after the match between Iran and the United States at the World Cup.

Reuters footage showed a man being pinned to the ground by a number of people wearing shirts which say 'Police' and 'Tournament Security Force' as he shouted 'Women, Life, Freedom'.Sarr scored his penalty in the 44th minute having earned the spot-kick himself, but Ecuador, who needed only a draw to reach the knockout rounds, equalised through Moises Caicedo.29 November 2022, 6:10 pm · 2-min read Qatar became the first World Cup host country to get eliminated after its first two games following a 3-1 loss to Senegal on Friday and clinched the worst performance ever by a host country on Tuesday.Several overseas fans reportedly said they were asked by security officials at Qatar 2022 to remove the rainbow-coloured items that they were wearing as they made their way to watch the World Cup matches.

He was led away by security officers.A second man was also tackled during a brief scuffle shortly afterwards.The African champions finish second in Group A with six points from three matches, one behind winners Netherlands and two ahead of Ecuador, whose tournament held much promise but has ended in disappointment.An eyewitness said the first man tackled had not acted aggressively towards security.On Tuesday, Qatar lost 2-0 to the Netherlands to finish its World Cup campaign with three losses and a -6 goal differential.He also said security had objected to a T-shirt he was holding, although in the video he can be seen wearing a t-shirt saying 'Women, Life, Freedom'.Senegal dedicated their win to the memory of midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, goalscorer when they claimed a shock 1-0 win against France in 2002, and who passed away aged 42 two years ago to the day.Reuters asked World Cup organisers in Qatar to comment on the incidents outside the ground — which took place at around 1230am local time on Wednesday (Nov 30) morning — but did not receive an immediate response.They took my friend quite aggressively on the arm and pushed him away from the crowd and told him to take it [the armband] off,” a German fan, who declined to be named, recounted details of the incident shortly after it happened.

The United States triumphed on the pitch on Tuesday in a World Cup showdown overshadowed by protests raging in Iran and laced with decades of political tension between the two countries."We wanted to make him proud and give homage to him.Qatar’s national soccer team infrastructure was built for the tournament and the national team played in events like the North American Gold Cup to get prepped for the World Cup.The contest between the two nations, who severed ties more than 40 years ago, was held with increased security to prevent a flare-up over the unrest that has gripped Iran since the death in custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on Sept 16.REUTERS Related topics." Senegal coach Aliou Cisse believes his side's run to victory in the Africa Cup of Nations final in Cameroon earlier this year had battled-hardened his players for games like this.

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