FIFA suspends Russia from World Cup 2022 | Official Statements

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FIFA suspends Russia from World Cup 2022 | Official Statements

FIFA has recently, suspended Russia from World cup 2022. Also, its teams have also been suspended from all international football competitions. This is due to the recent aggressive attacks and invasion of Ukraine by Russia. After a very complicated situation and destruction UEFA and FIFA hold the decision of expelling Russia from its associated competitions and tournaments until further notice. Also, European football’s governing body has ended its partnership with Russian energy giant Gazprom.

European football's governing body also ended its partnership with Russian energy giant Gazprom.

“FIFA and UEFA have today decided together that all Russian teams. Whether national representative teams or club teams shall be suspended from participation in both FIFA and UEFA competitions until further notice,” read the joint statement from the governing bodies of world and European football.

“Football is fully united here and in full solidarity with all the people affected in Ukraine,” the statement added.

“It has an obvious discriminatory character. Thus it harms a huge number of athletes, coaches, employees of clubs, and national teams. Most importantly, millions of Russian and foreign fans, whose interests international sports organizations must protect in the first place,” it said in a statement.

“This is a powerful message from the international sporting community. As we will not tolerate Putin’s abhorrent assaults on freedom and liberty. Well done FIFA and UEFA” tweeted UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

“Even though we are of the opinion that sport fundamentally unites, we understand and support this decision,” said Leipzig

Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa Avaan
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