first_imgThe Danish Football Association has been fined $20,040 and given a warning for crowd disturbance and the display of a sexist banner by Denmark fans at the World Cup, global football governing body FIFA said.FIFA said in a statement that Danish spectators had thrown objects at fans from Australia in the countries’ 1-1 draw on Thursday in Samara. It added that Denmark had not respected the “pre-match protocol” ahead of their encounter with Australia.The Danish FA has also been charged for fans displaying a “sexist banner” at the game against Australia. The banner read “store patter,” a term that translates to “big t**s” in English.Hahaha. Store patter er nu blevet en international skandale DBU har fået en bøde på 127.000 for et flag med teksten. Kan lige høre de internationale kommentatorpar, da de fandt ud, hvad det betyder pic.twitter.com/2mykdfYFdxClaus Elming (@NFLming) June 24, 2018The Danish Football Association has not yet issued any statement on the matter.FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 FULL COVERAGEDenmark, currently second in Group C, play France in their last group stage match on Tuesday at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium.Meanwhile, Stephan Lichtsteiner on Sunday became the third player from Switzerland to be charged for making the hand gesture of an Albanian two-headed eagle to celebrate their 2-1 win over Serbia. The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Swiss captain.FIXTURES | POINTS TABLEDisciplinary proceedings have also been opened against the president of the Serbian FA, Slavisa Kokeza, as well as the national coach Mladen Krstajic for statements made after the Switzerland game. Serbia lost the game despite taking 1-0 lead.advertisement(With Reuters inputs)last_img