Select Page
SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - MARCH 27: France's Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring the second goal of his team during the International friendly football match at Saint Petersburg Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by MB Media/Getty Images)

MB Media/Getty Images

FIFA has confirmed the Russian Football Union has been charged and fined after supporters of the national team made racist chants toward France midfielder Paul Pogba during a friendly in Saint Petersburg back in March.

BBC Sport’s Richard Conway detailed the punishment levelled at the host nation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in June:

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app and get the game.

Bleacher Report – Front Page

NBA play-offs: LeBron breaks Toronto fans' hearts - again
Studying chimpanzee calls for clues about the origins of human language

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
Read previous post:
Studying chimpanzee calls for clues about the origins of human language

Freud, Wilkie and the other chimpanzees peacefully fed and rested in the sun-dappled Tanzanian forest. Mzee Hilali stood next to...

Close