UEFA charges Croatian FC

June 16, 2012
By Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland -- UEFA made its first formal charges of racism at the European Championship on Saturday, opening a case against the Croatian soccer association after receiving reports that fans made monkey chants at Italy forward Mario Balotelli.

Croatia is charged with "improper conduct" of supporters, including "racist chants, racist symbols" at a game in Poznan on Thursday, the European soccer governing body said in a statement.

UEFA received reports from anti-discrimination ...

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