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Carra: England would look weak if they bow to FIFA over OneLove armband


Jamie Carragher says England will look "weak" if they agree not to wear the OneLove armband following continued pressure from FIFA.

The FA and Harry Kane had been adamant that they would wear the armband as a message of anti-discrimination and support for the LGBTQ+ community.

But on Monday morning, FA CEO Mark Bullingham said England are exploring whether there is "another way to show our values" after FIFA threatened to book any captain wearing the OneLove rainbow armband in World Cup matches.

Speaking on Sky Sports News' World Cup Breakfast, forrmer England defender Carragher said the decision to wear the armband should not be up for discussion at this late stage.

"Harry Kane has to wear it," he said.

"England have made a big noise about the fact that he is going to wear this, that this is their protest to the World Cup being in Qatar, human rights and everything that goes on in the country that people have criticised.

This is England's way of showing that they don't agree with everything that's going on in the country

They can't pull out now. The fact that Harry Kane may get a yellow card only strengthens the campaign. For England to pull out because of a yellow card for Kane, I think would be weak, so I think it should make them more determined."

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