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Russia to ‘punish’ fans over racist Paul Pogba, Ousmane Dembele chants

Seven fans suspected of racially abusing France players Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele during a friendly in Saint Petersburg “should be punished”, Russia’s World Cup chief Alexey Sorokin said on Thursday.

FIFA urged to probe claims Paul Pogba, Ousmane Dembele racially abused in Russia

French Minister for Sport Laura Flessel called for "unified" action to stamp out racism in football following reports that Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele were abused during the friendly against 2018 World Cup hosts Russia in St. Petersburg, while Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) has said FIFA should investigate.

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