The number of racismedomme in football has doubled in a year

2019 is so far fallen 25 convictions for racism by Uefa, and it is the highest number in ten years. the Number of racismedomme in international football compe

The number of racismedomme in football has doubled in a year

2019 is so far fallen 25 convictions for racism by Uefa, and it is the highest number in ten years.

the Number of racismedomme in international football competitions has grown significantly.

Alone in 2019, The European Football association (Uefa) preliminary penalized racist utterances from the stands in 25 cases, while a further two are under treatment.

It is more than twice as many cases as last year and the highest number in ten years. It writes Politiken.

According to Pavel Klymenko from the organization Football Against Racism Europe (fare) is the players ' increased focus on the problem, there is a significant reason for that being raised in more cases, and that falls several international convictions for racism.

- They are talking out loud about it now. It is not certain that there are more episodes, but because the players will not bite it in longer, will be more cases reported and ends with the judgment, says Pavel Klymenko.

the Countries with the most racismedomme in the Uefa tournaments from 2012 to 2019 are Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Romania and Serbia.

One of the reasons that it is precisely the countries, a lack of willingness to do something about the problem, believes Robert Claus, who researches, among other things fankultur and hooliganism at the University of Hannover.

- It could among other things see in september, when Romelu Lukaku (Inter-plays, ed.) was exposed to racism. The club's own fans went out and said that it was not racism, but just a way to get into the heads of opposing players, he says to Politiken.

In the summer, we updated The International Football federation (Fifa) on its rules to get racism and discrimination for life.

the federation has in its new disciplinary rules, which came into force 15. July, had a strong focus on the region, and has among other things raised the penalties significantly, if the code is being violated.

Among other things, the associated doubled the minimum sentence for racist incidents by players or coaches, to the exclusion of the ten matches.

Clubs, who have repeatedly tried in discriminatory cases, can also get stripped of points.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 27 November 2019, 01:00

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