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FIFA Has Officially Banned Vuvuzela Horns from the World Cup

Sure, they’ve been accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes to award the 2022 World Cup tournament to Qatar, a country that has a terrible human rights record (specifically when it comes to migrant workers building stadiums), but when it comes to harmless fan instruments used in the crowds, FIFA is taking a stand. The organization announced that in addition to megaphones, fireworks and other noisemaking party items, the FIFA fun police will ban vuvuzela horns (that were popular in the South African World Cup) from Brazilian stadiums for the 2014 games. Good to see they know how to enforce rules and care about the true integrity of the event …

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