Published On: Sun, Jan 21st, 2024
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Racist abuse from fans in Italy prompts FIFA president to suggest ‘automatic forfeit’ penalty

Italian soccer player raises his right arm in a gesture to fans, while a teammate puts his right arm around the goalkeeper after a top-tier league game.

AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan says too many people are “complicit” in allowing racism to continue blighting soccer, while FIFA president Gianni Infantino says world soccer’s governing body could initiate tougher punishments.

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