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Blatter vows to get tough on racism

January 20, 2013
By ESPN staff
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said that teams guilty of discrimination could be punished with point deductions and even relegation.

Blatter courted controversy in 2011 when he told CNN World Sport that "there is no racism" in football and added: "We are in a game, and at the end of the game, we shake hands, and this can happen ... on the field of play sometimes you say something that is not very correct, but then at the end of the game, the game is over and you have the next game where ...

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