September 30, 2022
Italian FA investigating anti-Semitic chants from Inter Milan fans

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The Italian Football Federation announced on Monday that it has launched an investigation into anti-Semitic sloganeering by fans of Juventus and Inter Milan over the weekend. A video posted to Twitter shows a group of Inter fans chanting “Italy’s champions are Jews” just before kick-off in Saturday’s Milan derby, when both sets of supporters are playing their pre-match matches. were performing. Milan published the video on their account in English with the comment “such a shame”. Another video broadcast by Juventus fans in the far end of Fiorentina’s Artemio Franchi stadium shows “Violas are not Italians, they are a pack of Jews”.

The Milan derby was also marred by sporadic acts of violence between supporters, with a small group of hardcore Milan militants marching into another part of the San Siro and attacking rival fans to retrieve a banner. .

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