The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA for its acronym in French) rejected the appeal of the Mexican Football Federation and has imposed a new sanction to Mexican team for the homophobic screaming that the fans did during qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup against Canada and Honduras.
A spokesperson assured the ESPN site that the FIFA Appeal Committee had made the decision to support the sanction established by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in its entirety, which consisted of a fine greater than 2 million 250 thousand pesos and the celebration of their next two games behind closed doors.
Now, “El Tri” by Gerardo Martino shall play the World Cup qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022 to be held inside the Azteca Stadium in January and February without the presence of the public. It should be noted that this is the second time they have received this sanction, as they had already been left without fans last June.
“El Tri” needs his fans
The intentions to eradicate the homophobic scream in soccer matches have been harshly criticized by the Mexican fans. For this reason, FIFA is determined to apply the sanctions that are necessary for the Mexican National Team to take responsibility for the actions of its followers.
However, the Mexican Football Federation has done everything possible to prevent it but unfortunately they have not been successful. “We are going to make people have fun and forget the need to act in a discriminatory way. The team needs the support of its fans, “Yon de Luisa revealed to the Marca Claro site.
What is the cry forbidden by FIFA?
“Eeeh, p * to” is the cry that FIFA has banned in football matches due to discrimination against the LGBT + community. Just as you mentioned AmericanPost.News Previously, this homophobic cry has cost the FMF 14 million pesos and also threatens the presence of “El Tri” in Qatar 2022.
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