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Uefa cites ‘local legislation’ for blocking of Euro 2020 sponsors’ rainbow colours

Volkswagen's rainbow banner pictured during Uefa Euro 2020 match between Belgium and Italy at Munich's Allianz Arena (by Harry Langer/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Uefa prevented sponsors using the rainbow LGBTQ colours at the two Euro 2020 quarter-final matches in Azerbaijan and Russia due to “local legislation”, according to European football’s governing body. G