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The ultimate disgrace: Saudi Arabian player TIES HIS SHOELACE as team mates ignore minute’s silence for the Australian victims of the London terror attacks (but they still kneel to pray after a goal)

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DailyMail
8 Jun 2017

The Saudi Arabian soccer team chose to tie their shoelaces, stretch and casually pass balls instead of lining up for a minute’s silence for the London terror victims.

Soccer fans across the globe were outraged after the Saudi national team refused to pay their respects in a World Cup qualifier against Australia in Adelaide on Thursday.

A spokesman for Football Federation Australia explained they were told a minute of silence was ‘not in keeping with Saudi culture’ ahead of the match.

But furious viewers were to quick to point out occasions Saudi Arabian sporting teams had solemnly observed a minute’s silence for different tragedies.

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