January 28th, FIFA announced today that Uruguayan players will play in the World Cup
Penalties for incidents during and after the match.
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee found the Uruguayan Football Federation responsible for discriminatory actions by its supporters, as well as inappropriate, offensive, and violations of the principles of fair play by team members.
FIFA issued fines to Jimenez, Muslera, Godin and Cavani, and at the same time issued a fine to the Uruguayan Football Association. This time the fine was 120,000 Swiss francs.
The specific penalties of FIFA are as follows:
Uruguayan Football Federation: Close part of the stands as the host of the next FIFA A-level match and impose a fine of 50,000 Swiss francs.
Jimenez: Suspended for 4 games, fined 20,000 Swiss francs
Muslera: Suspended for 4 games, fined 20,000 Swiss francs
Cavani: Suspended for 1 game, fined 15,000 francs
Godin: Suspended for 1 game, fined 15,000 francs
At the same time, all four of them also need to perform community football services.
The above-mentioned suspension will be implemented in Uruguay’s next official match. The decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has been communicated to all parties concerned today.
Background: Uruguay defeated Ghana 2-0 in the final round of the Qatar World Cup group stage, but still missed the qualification for the top 16 of the World Cup due to the disadvantage of goals. There were many disputes and penalties in the game.
After the game, Jimenez, Cavani, Godin and Muslera surrounded the on-duty referee Hibbert to ask for an explanation. The latter was attacked twice by Jimenez, and Cavani also
Hitting the VAR monitor on exit.
Controversial penalty in Uruguay vs Ghana match↓
In the 58th minute, Nunez fell to the ground after confronting Amatey. The referee watched VAR and signaled that Amatey did not foul
In the 92nd minute, Cavani entered the penalty area and fell to the ground after making physical contact with Suleimana!
The referee signaled that there was no penalty and VAR did not intervene