In light of the recent fining of numerous Latin American countries by FIFA for homophobic chanting during 2018 World Cup qualifying games, 7BR’s Elaine Banton writes on the facts of the incidents, reviews how such behaviour is currently addressed under the FIFA Disciplinary Code2 (the “Code”), and asks more generally whether enough is being done to address homophobia in football.
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