Why should Idrissa Gueye have to wear a rainbow shirt?

Paris St-Germain players wore brightly coloured numbers

a show of support for this week’s ‘International Day Against Homophobia

PSG’s manager Mauricio Pochettino said that Gueye missed the game against Montpellier – which his team won 4-0

It has now emerged that he refused to play to avoid having to wear the rainbow symbol.

Was Gueye, a devout Muslim who regularly shares messages about his faith on social media

I support Idrissa Gana Gueye,’ he said. ‘His religious convictions must be respected.

In a letter to Gueye, the FFF has reportedly called for him to ‘issue a public apology’

Crystal Palace's Cheikhou Kouyate and Watford's Ismaila Sarr have posted in support of their Senegal teammate.

We wholeheartedly support you brother,’ said Gueye's fellow midfielder Kouyate.

We are against any form of discrimination' and has confirmed he will talk to Kouyate.

Meanwhile Watford has reiterated ‘its long-term commitment to…Equality Diversity and Inclusion value