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Blatter: 'Teams Should be Docked Points or Relegated' over Racist Behavior

  • AS, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 3:04 PM

In comments published by French daily L’Equipe, angry FIFA President Sepp Blatter declared that “teams should be docked points or relegated” rather than being punished with stadium closures, when their fans persist with racist behavior. The Swiss, commenting on the racists abuse suffered by Levante’s Pape Diop at the hands of Atletico Madrid’s supporters this past weekend, indicated that these are measures that he recommended at a FIFA Congress in Mauritius last year.

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