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Major Link Soccer: UEFA denies request to light Allianz Arena up in rainbow colors

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The Federation denied the request to let the Munich Stadium, which can change it’s exterior lights, to rainbow colors against Hungary.

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The Reign crushed the Red Stars last night, Sounders play today, and the USWNT may have announced the Olympic Roster by the time you are reading this.

Seattle

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MLS/USL

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NWSL

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World

Uefa declines a request to light up the Allianz Arena in rainbow colours before Germany’s Euro 2020 match against Hungary on Wednesday. Euro 2020: Uefa declines request to light up Allianz Arena in rainbow colours - BBC Sport

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Culture

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