Ireland’s national team booed for taking a knee before soccer match with Hungary

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Ireland’s national soccer team was showered with boos after players took a knee to protest social injustice before a match with Hungary. The Irish Times reported some among the 10,000 fans in Budapest Tuesday expressed disapproval for the gesture before a game that ended in a scoreless draw. “It is a difficult time for everyone,” Irish player Shane Duffy explained. “We decided as a nation (to take a knee) and we stand by that. Everyone has got their opinions but hopefully we made the right choice.” While Hungary’s players remained standing, some pointed at patches on their jerseys that read “r…

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