UEFA Fines Rome, Give Ljajic Warning
Nyon – AS Roma get sanctions such as fines from UEFA. UEFA also gave a warning to the player Adem Ljajic Rome.
Rome was fined 10 thousand euros (about USD 144 million) after a delay the kick-off when the party visited the headquarters of Feyenoord in the second leg of the Europa League round of 32 at the end of February.
When the allegations of racial abuse against Roma player, Gervinho, from the host fans make the match at De Kuip did not start on time.
The racial harassment, such as banana balloon toss toward the field, also has implications for the celebration of a goal that has now culminated Ljajic warning from UEFA – as proclaimed by Reuters.
Ljajic, who scored the first goal in a 2-1 victory that Rome, celebrated by running towards the stronghold of Feyenoord supporters pointing to the direction of Gervinho as a sign dedicating the goal for his team mate.
Ljajic action is considered UEFA as if to provoke the host fans. Had expected to receive a fine or penalty ban, he finally just can reprimand.
While Feyenoord, which eventually failed by Roma with a 2-3 aggregate, are also reportedly facing possible punishment from UEFA. Sport Live called the decision of the Dutch side that will come out on March 19 next.