In the days of the controversy over the ban imposed by UEFA on the Munich municipality of coloring the stadium with rainbow on the occasion of Germany-Hungary, UEFA itself, through its official channels, wanted to publish a press release, in turn coloring it with a rainbow its logo.
“UEFA today is proud to wear the colors of the rainbow. The rainbow is a symbol that promotes everything we believe in – a more just and egalitarian society, tolerant of all, regardless of their origin, creed or gender. Some people interpreted UEFA’s decision to refuse the city of Munich’s request to light up the Munich stadium in rainbow colors for a EURO 2020 match as a ‘political’ choice. political as it is linked to the presence of the Hungarian national team in the stadium for tonight’s match against Germany. For UEFA, the rainbow is not a political symbol, but a sign of our firm commitment to a better and inclusive society “.