REWE suspends DFB sponsorship as FAs condemn Fifa’s ‘One Love’ stance

Bernd Neuendorf, president of the German Football Association. (Photo by Markus Gilliar - GES Sportfoto/Getty Images)

Supermarket chain REWE has suspended the activation of its German national team sponsorship “with immediate effect” in response to Fifa's banning of 'One Love' armbands at the World Cup in Qatar.

The decision came after football’s world governing body Fifa ruled that it could book any player that wears the armband during tournament matches. The armband is worn by the team captain to express the team’s support of LGBTQ+ inclusion in football.

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