In a surprise match against Costa Rica, Germany was eliminated from the 2022 World Cup. Faced with this, analysts and sports commentators from a Qatar program mocked Mannschaft’s elimination, covering their mouths and saying goodbye.
These signs have to do with a protest gesture made by Germany against the strong restrictions of the Arab country and its support for the LGBT community. Before starting their first match, the team sought to raise their voices in favor of human rights for certain sectors of society.
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