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FIFA expenses Argentina over World Cup remaining celebrations

Argentina’s gamers have fun their victory on the finish of the World Cup remaining soccer match between Argentina and France on the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar. File.
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FIFA opened a disciplinary case in opposition to the Argentine Soccer Affiliation on Friday for alleged offensive participant misconduct and violations of honest play on the World Cup remaining.

FIFA cited its media and advertising and marketing laws for prosecuting the case, which seems to narrate to a boisterous celebration by gamers working via the interview zone after the sport on December 18.

Argentina beat France in a penalty shootout after an exciting 3-3 draw at Lusail Stadium in Qatar.

About three hours later, gamers led by captain Lionel Messi ran and sang via the official interview space and broken flimsy partition partitions with out stopping to talk to worldwide broadcast and print media.

The disciplinary expenses that embody “offensive behavior and violations of the principles of fair play” didn’t specify Emiliano Martinez, who crudely brandished the trophy he obtained on the sector as the very best goalkeeper on the World Cup.

FIFA gave no timetable for the Argentina disciplinary case.

In different circumstances, FIFA imposed fines on the federations of Serbia, Mexico and Ecuador for acts of discrimination by followers on the World Cup.

Serbia was fined 50,000 Swiss francs ($54,000) for offensive fan chants throughout a 3-2 loss in opposition to Switzerland — which had some gamers with ethnic Albanian ties to Kosovo — and crew misconduct for seven gamers being proven yellow playing cards.

FIFA fined Mexico 100,000 Swiss francs ($108,000) for anti-gay chants by followers at two video games, and Ecuador should pay 20,000 Swiss francs ($21,600) for chants on the opening recreation in opposition to Qatar reportedly directed at Chile.

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