FIFA has sanctioned the Uruguayan Football Association and four players from its national team, including Edinson Cavani, for the events of their match against Ghana in the group stage of the World Cup in Qatar.
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee said on Friday: “After a comprehensive analysis of various facts in light of the disciplinary rules in force at FIFA, the Disciplinary Committee has concluded that the Football Association of Uruguay is responsible for the discriminatory behavior on the part of the fans. his national team, as well as for what was handed down to the players of the national team of his country for misbehavior, aggressive behavior and violation of the principles of fair play.
And she added: “The Uruguayan Federation will have to respect the partial closure of the stadium stands for the next match of their country at home under FIFA supervision (stands behind two goals) and pay a fine of 50,000 Swiss francs (50,000 euros).”
The Disciplinary Committee also decided to punish “players José María Jiménez, Fernando Muslera, Edinson Cavani and Diego Godin for their actions and/or misconduct.”
The committee suspended four matches between Jiménez and Muslera with community service for the football family and a fine of 20,000 euros, while Cavani and Godin suspended one match each with community service for the benefit of the football family. football family and a fine of 15 thousand euros.
The Uruguayan players protested a lot against the referee of their match against Ghana, Daniel Seibert of Germany, for not awarding a penalty in the 57th minute after Darwin Nunez was blocked in the penalty area while he was watching the assistant referee’s video, “mouse ‘ without changing my mind.
At the time, Uruguay were ahead of Ghana with two clean sheets in the third and final round of the Group H competition and needed a goal to advance through the group stage.
The Uruguayan players surrounded the referee at the end of the match and insulted him aggressively, according to TV footage.
And Cavani violently hit the screen assigned to the referee to view the video image in the stadium.