FIFA to research Argentina over World Cup last behaviour | Qatar World Cup 2022 Information
FIFA says Argentina doubtlessly breached guidelines relating to ‘offensive behaviour and violations of the ideas of honest play’.
FIFA says it has opened disciplinary proceedings towards Argentina for “offensive behaviour” throughout the crew’s World Cup last triumph in Qatar final month.
Argentina beat 2018 winners France on penalties to elevate the trophy for a 3rd time.
Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez made a lewd gesture along with his goalkeeper of the event trophy after the match, earlier than being filmed within the dressing room mocking French star Kylian Mbappe.
Mbappe gained the FIFA Golden Boot trophy after scoring essentially the most objectives within the event.
Soccer’s world governing physique mentioned Argentina had doubtlessly breached guidelines relating to “offensive behaviour and violations of the ideas of honest play” and “misconduct of gamers and officers”.
FIFA can also be investigating the Argentinian FA over breaching media and advertising rules.
Martinez has additionally come underneath criticism from pundits and social media for mocking Mbappe throughout Argentina’s victory parade in Buenos Aires – the place he held a child doll with the French participant’s face plastered on it.
The Croatian crew can also be being investigated for potential violations of “discrimination” and “order and safety at matches” guidelines.
Gamers appeared to sing a tune with fascist connotations following their third-place playoff victory over Morocco.
Defender Dejan Lovren defended himself and his teammates, just lately telling AFP information company it was “a patriotic tune which pertains to my nation, which implies that I like my nation”.
In the meantime, FIFA mentioned it had fined Mexico 100,000 Swiss francs ($107,840) for chants by its supporters throughout the crew’s recreation towards Poland and Saudi Arabia throughout the group phases.
The crew may even be pressured to play one FIFA competitors match behind closed doorways.