FIFA punishes Hungarian Football Federation following racist behavior of 'numerous' fans

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(CNN)The Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) volition play its adjacent FIFA-sanctioned location lucifer without supporters and has been handed a "substantial fine" by football's satellite governing assemblage for "numerous" fans' racist behaviour during a caller World Cup qualifier against England.

"After analysing and taking into information ... the seriousness of the incidents (racist words and actions, throwing of objects, lighting of fireworks, blocked stairways), the Committee decided that the MLSZ would play its adjacent 2 location matches successful FIFA competitions without spectators, the 2nd lucifer being suspended for a probationary play of 2 years," said FIFA successful a statement.

ITV newsman Gabriel Clarke, who was astatine the Puskas Arena successful Budapest, says helium heard monkey chants directed astatine Raheem Sterling, arsenic good arsenic astatine substitute Jude Bellingham arsenic helium was preparing to travel on, during England's 4-0 triumph earlier successful September.

    England's players were besides loudly booed arsenic they took a genu earlier footwear off, an ongoing motion to protestation racism.

      CNN has reached retired to the Hungarian Football Federation, which was fined $216,000 by FIFA.

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