Nazi salutes, racism, vandalism!

How Culers got Barca in trouble during PSG game | AP

What happened?

Barcelona was fined 25,000 euros ($26,600) by UEFA on Thursday for Nazi salutes and monkey gestures by fans at a Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain last week. | AFP

Online proof:

UEFA said the proven charge of racist behaviour followed images circulating of misconduct by some fans at Parc des Princes on April 10. | Twitter

Ban on ticket sales:

UEFA also deferred a one-game ban on selling tickets to Barcelona fans for an away game in the Champions League next season for a probationary period of one year. | AFP


Barcelona also was ordered to compensate PSG for damage to seats by fans and pay additional fines totalling 7,000 euros ($7,500). | AP

Barca vs PSG:

Barcelona won 3-2 in Paris in the first leg of the quarterfinals but was eliminated Tuesday after losing 4-1 in the home leg. | AFP


World football body FIFA is set to launch a new drive against racism next month at its annual congress meeting, being held in Bangkok, Thailand. | AFP