Croatia fined for racist chanting

Jun 20, 2012, 08:16 IST | AFP

UEFA yesterday said it had fined the Croatian Football Federation 80,000 euros ($100,000, 64,500 pounds) after its supporters racially abused Italy's Mario Balotelli

European football’s governing body said the fine was imposed “for setting-off and throwing fireworks and the improper conduct of supporters (racist chants, racist symbols)” at last Thursday’s Group C tie.

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