“I prefer to follow the tournament from home,” added the retired footballer. Lahm, is part of the organizing committee of the Euro 2024 itself that will take place in the territory of Germany, and was very critical of the organizing nation of the largest soccer tournament.
He makes a point to FIFA
The one from Bayern launched a call to FIFA: “Human rights must play the most important role in the allocation of tournaments. When a country is awarded the venue despite having the worst score in this aspect, you begin to question the criteria that were used to make the decision,” he said.
Added to the human rights situation, it adds issues of sustainability and the size of the country “apparently did not play any role” in the allocation of the venue, said the 38-year-old defender of the Teutonic team.
For Lahm, it is a priority that German internationals make their direct criticism of the event during the World Cup (November 20 to December 18). “As a player,” he said, it’s something “you can’t turn around anymore.”