Uruguay participated in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, but was eliminated in the group stage. In the first match of Group H, against South Korea, they drew 0-0 after a close match, and in the second match against Portugal, they lost 0-2. They won 2-0 in the match against Ghana in the third match, which was going to the round of 16, but in the third match between Korea and Portugal held at the same time, Korea succeeded in a comeback at the end of the second half and was eliminated from the group stage due to the difference in goal. 안전놀이터
Uruguayan players were outraged. They expressed their anger immediately after the game, thinking that the reason they did not advance to the round of 16 was because of the referee’s decision. In particular, the referee complained about not calling a penalty kick. After the match, Edinson Cavani, a veteran Uruguayan striker, hit the monitor used for video review (VAR) with his fist on his way to the tunnel after the match, and Jose Jimenez hit a FIFA official in the back of the head with his elbow while protesting the decision. done. FIFA warned of sanctions for several Uruguayan players, including the players concerned.
Also, some players were known to have harshly abused the referee.
The foretold punishment has begun. Spain’s ‘Marca’ said, “The FIFA Disciplinary Committee made a decision on the incident that occurred after the match between Ghana and Uruguay last month. “The FIFA Disciplinary Commission has decided to punish Jose Jimenez, Fernando Muslera, Edinson Cavani and Diego Godin for their misconduct.”
First of all, the punishment that the Uruguay Football Association received is as follows. FIFA has instructed the Uruguay Football Federation to partially close the stadiums at the following FIFA-sponsored stadiums. It also imposed a fine of 50,000 Swiss francs (about 67.05 million won).
Jimenez and Muslera will be suspended for four matches and fined 20,000 Swiss francs (approximately 26.82 million won), Cavani and Godin will be suspended for one game and fined 15,000 Swiss francs (approximately 20.11 million won). The penalty is expected to apply to international matches organized by FIFA, not club matches.