Euro 2012: Germany fined 10,000 Euros for fans' paper ball missiles

Updated: 06 September 2012 20:20 IST

UEFA has fined the German football association

Warsaw:

UEFA has fined the German football association €10,000 ($12,550) because fans threw paper missiles at Portugal players during a European Championship match.

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Portugal players were pelted with dozens of grapefruit-sized paper balls during the first half of Germany's 1-0 win last Saturday in Lviv, Ukraine.

UEFA rules make national associations responsible for their fans' behavior inside stadiums.

UEFA also fined the Portuguese federation €5,000 ($6,275) because the team was late for the second half.

Topics : Football Germany Portugal Euro 2012 Alou Diarra Lech Poznan
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