In the first half of the game, which ended 1-1 on Tuesday, broadcast footage showed Hungarian supporters clashed with butlers and police at Wembley Stadium.
The Metropolitan Police of London said in a statement to CNN: “Shortly after the start of the game, the police entered the stands and arrested an audience member on the grounds that the audience member committed a serious public order crime of racial discrimination for commenting on the butler.”
“When the police arrested, there was a slight chaos in the other audience…Order was quickly restored, and no further incidents have occurred at this stage.”
Videos on social media also showed police retreating from the stands during a standoff with supporters. Fans were also seen holding up banners to protest against the English players kneeling on one knee before the game-this is the continuing condemnation of racism and racism in football. A gesture of discrimination.
Meanwhile, the World Cup qualifiers between Albania and Poland in Tirana on Tuesday were suspended in the 77th minute because the team threw a bottle at the Polish players shortly after scoring in the second half.
Football’s global governing body, FIFA, said it is currently analyzing the report of last night’s game.
It told CNN in a statement: “FIFA strongly condemns the incidents of England v. Hungary and Albania v. Poland, and stated that it remains firm and resolutely opposed to any form of violence and any form of discrimination or abuse. . FIFA has taken a very clear zero tolerance stance on this heinous behavior in football.”
In addition to racism, punishment also includes supporters throwing objects, setting off fireworks, and blocking stairs.
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