Blatter vents anger at racist fans

December 19, 2004
By Timothy Collings
ZURICH, May 19 (Reuters) - Racist soccer spectators should be identified in the crowd and then shamed in public in the middle of the pitch while the match they have tarnished is suspended, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Sunday.

In a proposal put forward during a news conference after this year's final two-day executive committee meeting of world soccer's governing body, Blatter also said racist hooligans should be banned for life from attending matches.

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