Sport EM: Munich wants stadium at Game against Hungary in Rainbow Colors

01:15  20 june  2021
01:15  20 june  2021 Source:   spiegel.de

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  Euro 202: Hungary host Portugal in front of rare 61,000 capacity crowd MATT BARLOW IN BUDAPEST: The Hungarian FA decided to pack their national stadium for its four Euro 2020 fixtures based upon their Government's ambitious vaccination programme. An estimated 5.3 million out of a population of 9.8 million had been vaccinated by the start of Euro 2020 on June 11.Viktor Orban, Hungary's right-wing populist Prime Minister, defied the European Union to make use of vaccines available from Russia and China and accelerated the release of national lockdown regulations.

All factions in the Munich City Council agree: The stadium is intended to light up in the EM game against Hungary in rainbow colors - as a signal against the gay tinny censorship law of the Orban Government.

  EM: München will Stadion bei Spiel gegen Ungarn in Regenbogenfarben © Tobias Hase / DPA

Only on Tuesday, the Hungarian Parliament approved a law , which restricts the information rights of young people with regard to homosexuality and transsexuality. Law is considered a special concern of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán . Since the statutory prediction has become known, calls after a clear sign of the Football Championship in Germany has become loud.

Now the Munich city council has connected to the one. Parliament calls for a rainbow lighting of the EM-Arena for the game Germany against Hungary . "The state capital is committed to diversity, tolerance and genuine equality in sports and in the whole society," it says in a cross-country application .

EURO 2021: Munich wants a LGBT + color stage for (well) Receive Hungary

 EURO 2021: Munich wants a LGBT + color stage for (well) Receive Hungary © Tobias Hase The Allianz Arena de Munich (which belongs to Bayern Munich) is a translucent structure that allows you to change the colors of the colors. Lighting, the stadium seen from the outside then illuminated from the inside. Football is also a case of diplomacy and geopolitics. The proof ? The City of Munich plans to ask UEFA permission to illuminate its Rainbow Color Stage of the LGBT + Wednesday community for the match of Euro 2021 Germany-Hungary, scheduled at 9 pm.

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Munich Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter (SPD) now wants to advertise at UEFA and DFB for a rainbow arena. About the application, the city council is not to decide on Wednesday, the matchday, officially, but as long as a rider does not want to wait. "After the request was made by all factions, I will turn to the organizer UEFA / DFB at the beginning of the week," he said. This is an important sign of tolerance and equality.

The Lesbian and Gay Association in Germany (LSVD) welcomed the idea. "Especially because we are in the Pride Month. That would be a clear sign, "said LSVD Federal Board Christian Rudolph, which at the same time is the first contact person for sexual and sexual diversity at the DFB. The European Football Union UEFA is now demanded to "support the project".

Bavaria reacts to UEFA decision

 Bavaria reacts to UEFA decision The FC Bayern speaks in the debate about the Munich EM Arena and regrets the UEFA decision. © Provided by sport1.de Bavaria reacts to UEFA decision the decision of the UEFA, the Munich EM Arena on Wednesday at the final German group match against Hungary not in the rainbow colors rays to be radiated , continues for a stir. The FC Bayern was also commented on the decision on its own stadium in front of the duel between Germany and Hungary ( Germany - Hungary on Wednesday from 21.00 clock in Live

Rudolph also referred to the captain nobility in rainbow colors, the National Torwart Manuel New already carried in the first preliminary game in Munich against France (0: 1). "It makes more sense for such games - it is important that such actions are no longer forbidden," Rudolph said. Sport should not hide and have to stand by his values.

After the will of the city councils, the Munich Town Hall with rainbow banners should be folded. "On the occasion of the EM game Germany against Hungary, the state capital München is important to set a visible sign of solidarity with the LGBTI community in Hungary, which has suffered from the currently tightened homo- and transhobic legislation of the Hungarian Government," it says in the application. The game against Hungary is a way to "send the embassy that Munich is a colorful, diverse and tolerant society."

New statement of UEFA heats rainbow debate continues .
The UEFA now shows up with a rainbow-colored logo, but still defends its decision. © Provided by www.rollington.de also shone in rainbow colors in rainbow colors: The Allianz Arena in Munich The UEFA now shows itself with a rainbow-colored logo, but still defends her decision. Today (June 23), the Union of European Football Associations ( UEFA ) has tried a statement to defend its decision against an EM-Arena of FC Bayern in Munich enlightened in rainbow colors.

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