Serhat TUNAR -TDO- France-based television channel M6, which holds the rights to broadcast the match between Turkey and France, issued a statement on why Turkish football players did not broadcast the soldier salute.
A channel official told French sports newspaper L'equipe that a replay of the goal was given when the soldier saluted after Turkey's goal. He added that at the end of the match, Turkish football players were tending to the stands and saluting soldiers while there were interviews and that priority was always given to them.
However, the channel official also stressed that due to UEFA rules, politically motivated acts made during matches are not allowed to be shown.
As is known, Turkish football players ' military salute was not shown by the Television had attracted a reaction in Turkey.