The media in Northern Macedonia have accused Bulgaria of racism during a match between the two national teams on Thursday. As it is known, the match of the League of Nations in Razgrad ended with a score of 1:1.
Sportmedia.mk published a photo from the stadium, which shows a black flag with edelweiss on it. In Skopje, it is said to be a nationalist symbol.
“When we thought that the match between Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia, played in Razgrad, passed without scandals and a political note, this happened. Nazi hue. Why and who exactly brought this flag, and what message he wants to convey with it, we still do not know, but it will become clear through the investigation that follows. UEFA said that it was normal to file a complaint and now the Bulgarian Football Union will have to answer the questions, “the media quoted Blitz as saying.
Edelweiss is popular in Bulgaria mostly as a symbol of the Bulgarian Tourist Union. However, the alpine flower was one of the symbols used by the elite mountainous parts of the Wehrmacht during World War II.