Dele Alli gets one-match ban for middle-finger gesture
England midfielder Dele Alli will miss next week’s match against Slovenia after receiving a one-match ban from Fifa for his middle-finger gesture against Slovakia.
The Spurs star has also been fined 5,000 Swiss francs (£3,852), the BBC reports, after Fifa deemed the incident “offensive and unsporting”.
During the match against against Slovakia on 4 September, Alli was caught on camera raising his middle finger, with some pundits saying that it was aimed towards match referee Clement Turpin.
At the time the 21-year-old had insisted on Twitter that the gesture “was a joke between me and my... read more
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