FIFA opens probe into racist abuse at Russia-France friendly: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - FIFA has opened a probe into racist abuse directed at French players by Russian fans during a pre-World Cup friendly last month, the RIA news agency cited a Russian soccer federation official as saying on Monday.

FIFA said at the time it was collecting match reports and evidence pertaining to the incident.

(Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

04/16/2018 10:43

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