World Cup 2022: Watch as protester runs across field with gay pride flag, Save Ukraine T-shirt

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A protester is taken off pitch during the World Cup group H soccer match between Portugal and Uruguay, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) Aijaz Rahi/AP

World Cup 2022: Watch as protester runs across field with gay pride flag, Save Ukraine T-shirt

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During the Uruguay-Portugal World Cup match on Monday, a protester gained access to the field, sporting political statements on a T-shirt and a carrying a rainbow flag, symbolizing gay pride.

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The protester dropped the flag shortly before he was tackled and escorted from the field. Photos show that the front of his shirt had a Superman symbol on it and read “Save Ukraine.” The back of his shirt said “respect for Iranian woman.”

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This story is developing and will be updated.

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