A fine and two games without an audience for Hungary due to the racism of its fans

FIFA imposed a penalty of two actual games without an audience on the Hungarian team in addition to a fine of 160,000 euros to the Hungarian association. Closed.

In the game in question, the English defeated the local team 0: 4, when Raheem Sterling and Jude Blingham received offensive calls and growls due to the color of their skin. Sterling scored the winning goal for the Three Lions team and absorbed a meter of objects from the Hungarian crowd.

The FIFA official statement reads: “The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided on a penalty and a fine for the Hungarian Football Association for the racist behavior of local fans in a number of cases during the World Cup qualifier between Hungary and England on September 2, 2021. After a comprehensive analysis, the committee decided “The Hungarian team will hold its next two home games against empty stands.”

In conclusion, the statement reads: “FIFA’s position is firm against any kind of racism and violence, as well as any form of discrimination or abuse.”

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