On the afternoon of Monday, November 1, a new penalty was announced for the Mexican national team for attending An anti-gay cry In the World Cup qualifiers towards World Cup Qatar 2022. The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) was responsible for the participation of its fans in the new veto matches of the People’s Republic of Mexico tripartite The next duels of the hexagram of CONCACAF.
The penalty was issued for the behavior of the public in the duels he faced against Canada and Honduras at the Azteca Stadium. The economic fine and veto by fans caused a major controversy in public opinion, and the work of the International Football Association (FMF) to stamp out the discriminatory phrase was called into question.
David Fittelson, sports journalist from ESPN, joined the debate on social networks and attacked the Mexican federation, questioning his decision to retain Maidan Giant Santa Ursula As the official headquarters of the national team. He criticized that if Azteca is kept as preparation for the upcoming matches at home, what will happen is that Mexico will play the rest of the qualifying rounds without fans.
He even mentioned it tripartite From Mexico City it would be a belated measure to crack down on the behavior of fans for the use of discriminatory yelling. Via his official Twitter account, he said:
“The US State Department now has a delicate decision to make. Whether it’s getting the national team out of the Estadio Azteca late or playing the rest of the qualifying rounds behind closed doors….”
Former committee member ESPN He indicated that The Russian Football Federation is not encouraged to remove the national team from the Azteca Stadium The reason for the Interests that takes precedence over athletic wellness. It was clear to point out that tripartite He must have tried other scenarios to try to diversify the audience and avoid the anti-sports behavior of DC fans at match time as much as possible. tripartite.
“Two matches without an audience for the Mexican national team. New penalty by FIFA for homophobic ‘Scream’. FMF error. It’s been a long time since then They had to leave the Aztecs, but interests are interests….” Faitelson posted on Twitter.
The veto parties That Mexico will have as a local until next year, will be the first in a duel against Costa Rica, in January 2022, the other will be in the match against Panamawhich will be held in February. In addition, the Mexican Federation will have to pay a Economic fine This is about 110 thousand US dollars.
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