A UEFA official has taken the stage to celebrate Turkish footballers after the flames erupted.
As Turkey continues its military operations, football teams in Syria have been cheering militarily, even after their winning goal, against Albania to qualify for EURO 2020 and later in the locker rooms. .
The actions of Turkish footballers, aimed at expressing support for the Erdogan government, have sparked dismay as UEFA pledged to take the matter seriously.
In particular, UEFA chief communications officer Philip Townsend said: "I did not see what happened to the Turkish footballers and the gesture, which can be interpreted as provocative. Regulations prohibit any reference to politics or religion. I guarantee you that we will seriously consider the incident …"