Juventus fined $39,000 for fans’ racist chants
Juventus has been fined $38,970 after fans chanted racist slurs
and unfurled a banner during its 1-0 weekend win over AC Milan.
The Serie A sporting judge cited a racist chant, an
”insulting” chorus and an ”offensive” banner unfurled during
The club has insisted it was committed to ending racism at its
matches and complained that it was being singled out. Juventus says
in a statement on its website that such penalties should be applied
”elsewhere with the same accuracy and co-operation from
Juventus won after Arturo Vidal converted a second-half penalty
when Milan’s reserve goalkeeper Marco Amelia tripped Kwadwo
Asamoah. Milan was without suspended Mario Balotelli.