FIFA bans 4 Uruguay gamers for dysfunction at World Cup

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA banned Uruguay gamers Fernando Muslera and José María Giménez for 4 video games every on Friday for aggressively confronting match officers when the staff was eradicated from the World Cup final month.

Veterans Edinson Cavani and Diego Godín should additionally serve one-game bans when Uruguay subsequent performs, FIFA said in announcing disciplinary verdicts.

The gamers should all perform group service on a soccer undertaking and pay fines of as much as 20,000 Swiss francs ($21,600), FIFA mentioned.

Dysfunction flared when Uruguay didn’t advance to the spherical of 16 in Qatar regardless of beating Ghana 2-0 in its last group-stage recreation on Dec. 2.

The Uruguayan soccer federation was additionally fined 50,000 Swiss francs ($54,000) and should shut a few of its stadium for one house recreation.

FIFA disciplinary judges dominated the federation “was accountable for the discriminatory conduct of its supporters in addition to for the misconduct, offensive conduct and violation of the rules of honest play” by gamers.

Uruguay gamers confronted the German referee Daniel Siebert after the ultimate whistle at Al Janoub Stadium.

They believed Uruguay ought to been awarded a penalty kick in stoppage time. Another objective scored would have despatched Uruguay to the spherical of 16 as an alternative of South Korea.

Cavani, Godín and Muslera have been every taking part in at their fourth World Cup and Giménez was at this third.


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