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FIFA Sanctions Argentina and Croatia For Violent Acts

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World football governing body FIFA has sanctioned both the Argentinian and Croatian Football Associations for violating the Disciplinary Code during their World Cup Group D match, which included a fight in the stadium.

Croatia beat Argentina 3-0 on Thursday, ensuring they will advance to the knockout stages, while also leaving Argentina on the brink of elimination.

Earlier, a video was released on social networks showing Argentina fans hitting a Croatia fan at the stadium.

According to the press release, the Argentinian Football Association was sanctioned with a CHF 105,000 [$106,400] fine and warned about the involvement of Argentinian supporters in fights, throwing objects and homophobic and insulting chants as well as for failing to attend a flash interview after the match.

The Croatian Football Association was sanctioned with a fine of CHF 13,000 [$13,170] for the involvement of Croatian fans in fights and throwing objects during the match

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