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The international football Federation (FIFA) has issued a warning to the Croatian football Union for nationalistic banner displayed by their fans at the match of the group stage of the world championship against the team of Nigeria. About it reports TASS.
Fans of the Croatia national team hung a banner Croatian nationalists who fought on the side of Nazi Germany during the Second world war. According to the head of the Department of sustainable development and the diversity of FIFA Federico Addiechi, the Federation issued a warning, not a penalty, because the Croatian football Federation provided information on the banner.
The first warning from the disciplinary Committee of FIFA has received the defender of Croatian domagoj Vida for the phrase “Glory to Ukraine!” delivered after victory over Russia in the quarterfinal match of the world Cup.
Croatia 11 Jul meets the England team in the semi-finals of the world Cup. The match will take place at the stadium “Luzhniki” and will begin at 21:00 Moscow time.
Video, photo All from Russia.