FIFA fines Mexico over insulting chants towards Neuer | 2018-06-22 |

FIFA fines Mexico over insulting chants towards Neuer

    22 June, 2018 12:00 AM printer

The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) hasbeen finedCHF 10,000 (£7,616) by FIFA in relation to “discriminatory and insulting chants” at the FIFA World Cup 2018, reports Hindustan Times.

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer appeared to be targeted by allegedly homophobicslurs as he prepared to take a goal-kick in the first half of aGroup F encounter in Moscow.

“The decision was passed after a thorough assessment of the relevant match reports, the FMF’s precedents and the evidence provided, which included videos of the incidents as well as examples of certain sustainable actions taken by the FMF to raise awareness among its supporters,” FIFA said in a statement released on Wednesday.

“Moreover, the disciplinary committee gave a warning to the FMF, who may face additional sanctions in case of repeated infringements of this type.”