Football culture clash

Religion has reared its head again,  this time in direct conflict  with another religion:  footie/soccer/football (UK style).

I mean, can you imagine  Beckham in a turban?

That’s what’d happen if  the Quebec Soccer Federation has its way — if Beckham was a young Sikh that is 😉

socsikh“The Quebec Soccer Federation is refusing to bow to pressure and says it is maintaining its controversial ban on Sikh religious headwear,” says CTV.

It goes on, “The organization issued a statement Wednesday saying its ban on traditional Sikh patkas, keskis and turbans remains in effect.

“The Canadian Soccer Association suspended the provincial body on Monday after it showed no sign of overturning its ban.

“It said the Quebec federal would be banned from the national organization until it lifted its turban restrictions.”

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