Kosovan journalist barred from Euro 2024 after ‘eagle’ sign to Serbia fans

Journalist made sign before Serbia v England matchArlind Sadiku has received death threats since game

Uefa has barred a Kosovan journalist from the remainder of Euro 2024 after he aimed an Albanian “eagle” sign towards Serbia fans during a live broadcast at their match against England in Gelsenkirchen.

Arlind Sadiku, who reports for the television channel Artmotion, was refused entry to Albania’s press conference on Tuesday and subsequently had his accreditation confiscated. In a letter seen by the Guardian, Sadiku’s employers were told by Uefa that his pass had been cancelled with immediate effect due to “misconduct at the match between Serbia and England”.

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