VIDEO - Bulgaria will play its next home World Cup qualifier behind closed doors after racism by fans and Hungary has been given the same punishment for the anti-Semitic behavior of supporters against Israel, FIFA said on Tuesday.
In an unusually strongly worded statement from world soccer's governing body as it battles a slew of racism issues, FIFA described the behavior of Hungary fans in the August friendly in Budapest as "abhorrent."
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"The members of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee were unanimous in condemning an abhorrent episode of racism, anti-Semitism, and of political provocative and aggressive nature perpetrated by supporters of the Hungarian national team," FIFA said in a statement.
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