England were fined for the actions of their fans who shone lasers in the match against Denmark at Euro 2020. The English Football Association (FA) was fined 30 thousand euros.
The incident occurred when England won 2-1 over Denmark in the semifinals of the 2020 European Cup, Thursday (8/7/2021) early morning WIB, then. England supporters caught shining a laser at the Danish goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel.
The laser beam was aimed at Schmeichel’s face as Harry Kane was about to execute a penalty in extra time. Although Schmeichel was able to parry Kane’s shot, the ball was struck by the England striker and became the winner The Three Lions.
UEFA is not only investigating the incident. UEFA is also investigating disturbances from supporters during the Danish national anthem and setting off fireworks.
UEFA later charged England for the three incidents. UEFA imposed a fine of 30,000 euros (approximately Rp 516 million) to the English Football Association (FA).
“CEBD (UEFA’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body) has decided to fine the English Football Association €30,000 for use of lasers, interference with the national anthem and setting off fireworks,” UEFA said in a statement. Sky Sports.
England, who qualified for the Euro 2020 final after eliminating Denmark, will face Italy. The Italy vs England duel at Wembley Stadium, Monday (12/7/2021), is expected to be attended by 60,000 spectators.
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