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For the record; some Fenerbahçe fans chanted for Putin and the club is fined

In Uncategorized on August 11, 2022 at 20:59

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Fenerbahce Hit With Fine, Partial Stadium Closure After Fans’ ‘Putin’ Chants


European soccer body UEFA has hit Fenerbahce Istanbul with a partial stadium closure and a fine after Turkish fans chanted the name of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a Champions League qualifier against Ukraine’s Dynamo Kyiv last month.

The chant was later condemned by the club’s management

Originally published on Global Voices

 

Image by Joshua Hoehne. Free to use under Unsplash license.

Fans of a Turkish football club, Fenerbahce, reportedly chanted “Vladimir Putin” from the stands during the Turkish Fenerbahce vs. Dynamo Kyiv match on July 27. The chant was intended to mock their Ukrainian opponents by referencing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine.


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