Investigation opened after anti-Semitic chants by Lazio ultras during the Rome derby

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Investigation opened after anti-Semitic chants by Lazio ultras during the Rome derby

Alerted by reports, as well as testimonies and videos circulating on social networks, the Italian Federation announced on Tuesday that an investigation had been opened following anti-Semitic chants repeated repeatedly by ultras from Lazio Rome, Sunday, during the derby won 1-0 against Roma. The federal prosecutor asked for additional information after he was told of rude and religious songs to insult opposing fans before, during and after the Championship game.

Lazio condemns the songs of the ultras

Lazio leaders today third in the Serie A standingscastigated the actions of the ultras through a press release : “The club has always strongly condemned any expression of anti-Semitism and racism, actions unfortunately common to many Italian stadiums. Such behavior has nothing to do with sports. » Lazio clarified that its players went at the end of the meeting in front of the North corner of the Olimpico, that of the ultras biancocelesti, to “to celebrate the victory, not to support the songs in question”.

Possible sanctions (closure of the turn, fines, etc.) could quickly be taken by the federation, which indicated that the anti-Semitic chants were mentioned in the report of the federal agents present on Sunday at the Olimpico.

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