Russia fined $37,800 for Euro 2012 fan behavior
UEFA has fined the Russian soccer association $37,800 for
”improper conduct” by fans at a European Championship match
The European soccer body says its disciplinary panel determined
that Russian fans displayed ”illicit” nationalist flags and threw
fireworks on the field. One man ran across the field carrying a
Russian flag after Tuesday’s match.
The punishment adds to Russia’s $150,000 fine imposed after fans
attacked stadium staff in Wroclaw at its first match against the
Russia was eliminated from Euro 2012 after losing 1-0 against
Greece on Saturday.
Russia’s association earned $13.3 million in participation and
prize money for the team placing third in Group A behind the Czechs