Atletico charged by UEFA for fan's alleged Nazi salutes

AP , Friday 8 Apr 2022

Atletico Madrid was charged by UEFA on Friday after a fan was filmed apparently making Nazi salutes at a Champions League game.

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Manchester City s Phil Foden, right, is challenged by Atletico Madrid s Geoffrey Kondogbia during the Champions League, first leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Manchester City and Atletico Madrid at the Etihad Stadium, in Manchester, Tuesday, April 5, 2022. AP

The club was charged with ``discriminatory behavior'' and for fans throwing objects during Atletico's 1-0 loss at Manchester City on Tuesday.

UEFA disciplinary rules hold clubs responsible for fan misconduct inside stadiums. No timetable was given for a verdict.

Atletico hosts the second leg of the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

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