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Men’s football Foxes duo avoid punishment for raising Palestine flag

HAMZA CHOUDHURY and Wesley Fofana will avoid any disciplinary sanction after they celebrated with a Palestinian flag during Leicester’s FA Cup final success on Saturday.

The pair held either end of the flag during a lap of honour and Choudhury had it draped over his shoulders when he collected his medal following the 1-0 victory over Chelsea at Wembley.

The move came on the back of the ongoing war crimes committed by Israel, senselessly bombing and killing Palestinians. 

The message of solidarity was interpreted in some quarters as a political gesture.

However, it is understood the Football Association does not investigate the general use of flags on the field of play.


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