Saudi Arabia outlaws wearing Barcelona shirt, prescribes 15yrs jail term for offenders

Saudi Arabia outlaws wearing Barcelona shirt, prescribes 15yrs jail term for offenders

 

Saudi Arabia outlaws wearing Barcelona shirt, prescribes 15yrs jail term for offenders

Saudi Arabia outlaws wearing Barcelona shirt, prescribes 15yrs jail term for offenders

Saudi Arabia outlaws wearing Barcelona shirt, prescribes 15yrs jail term for offenders

Wearing a Barcelona Jersey in Saudi Arabia is now against the Law of the country Violators will either pay €135,000 fine and up to 15 years in prison.

The change in law follows the cutting of diplomatic relations and borders with Qatar, who the Saudi Kingdom this week accused of supporting ISIS.

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According to Sky Italy,Saudi Arabia authority said those caught wearing the Barcelona Jersey with Qatar Airways On it  now face €135,000 euro fine and up to 15 years in prison.

A similar ban could now follow in United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Yemen.

Barcelona just  switched shirt sponsors to Japanese online retailer Rakuten from the 2017/18 season for four years.

Paris Saint-Germain was also affected as the Ligue 1 club’s Qatari owners have a shirt sponsorship deal with Emirates.

But the Ligue 1 club, who have two more seasons with Emirates, told Le Parisien: “It will have no effect on the club, there is no worry.”