Englandone of the candidates for the World Cup, will try to make a successful first step against Iran in the Group B of the Qatar 2022 World Cup which it also shares with the United States and Wales.
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England-Iran started at the Khalifa Stadium
England and Iran are already making their debuts in Group B of the Qatar 2022 World Cup
England and Iran, on the field awaiting the debut of group B
With a line of five in the background, Iran have confirmed the starting 11 who will make their World Cup debut
With a line of five defenders, Iran will face England with the 11 confirmed by Carlos Queiroz: beiranvand; Moharrami, Pouraliganji, Hosseini, Cheshmi and Mohammadi; Nourollaghi, Karimi and Hajsafi; Jahanbakhsh and Taremiy.
The teams warm up at the Khalifa Stadium: England confirmed
With the teams warming up at the Khalifa Stadium, England have already confirmed their starting lineup: Pickfords; Trippier, Stones, Maguire and Shaw; Bellingham and Rice; Saka, Mount and Sterling; and Kane.
FIFA deactivates the use of the multicolored bracelet and threatens sporting and economic sanctions: England desists from using it
Possible sporting sanctions imposed by FIFA have pushed back England, who he won’t wear the multicolored bracelet at his World Cup debut which aims to highlight the injustices experienced in Qatar.
Less than three hours into the clash against Iran, the English FA has decided to abandon the idea of wearing this rainbow bracelet in support of the ‘OneLove’ movement, which aims to illustrate injustices and violations of human rights in Qatar, especially those that threaten the LGTB movement.
Harry Kane, captain of England, was supposed to wear this armband.
England kicks off World Cup illusion against Iran
England, considered by rosarino star Lionel Messi as one of the candidates for the World Cup, will try to make a successful first step in pool B which they also share with the United States and Wales.
The “Lions”, fifth in the FIFA rankings, will try to improve their performance in Russia 2018 where they were eliminated in the semi-finals by Croatia and finished fourth, after a defeat against Belgium (2-0).