Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka face two-match bans for goal celebrations

25 Juin, 2018, 20:21 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Aleksandar Mitrovic of Serbia looks dejected following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium

"The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Swiss players Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri for their goal celebration during the match Switzerland vs. Serbia", the governing body said in a statement.

But the new generation is being led by the likes of Isco and Diego Costa, who have sparkled in attack and are arguably the most important players to the current Spanish side - certainly in ensuring their pretty approach play is accompanied by the necessary incisiveness in front of goal.

Xhaka, whose brother plays for Albania, ran to the touchline and locked his thumbs together with fingers outstretched to make what looks like the double-headed eagle on Albania's flag.

Kosovo declared independence in 2008, less than a decade after the 1998-99 war between ethnic Albanian guerillas and Serb forces, but Belgrade - backed by its traditional ally Russian Federation - still refuses to recognise the move.

"In football you have always emotions and you can see what I did and it is just emotion", said the player, who sported the blue, white and yellow Kosovo flag on the heel of his left boot for the match and the Swiss flag on the heel of his right boot.

Shaqiri, who was booed heavily by Serbian fans throughout the match, said afterward that his gesture was "emotional", rather than political.

Swede Durmaz subjected to race hate storm after Germany loss
Holders Germany were on the brink of crashing out of the World Cup following OlaToivolen's first half opener for Sweden. It's uncomfortable and very upsetting to see the treatment that Jimmy Durmaz has had to put up with.

GP de France : Lewis Hamilton signe la 75e pole de sa carrière
Esteban Ocon (Force India), qui n'avait déjà pas pu exploiter totalement sa voiture lors des essais libres, réalise le 11e temps . Les deux Red Bull de Max Verstappen et Daniel Ricciardo s'élanceront respectivement en quatrième et cinquième position.

Une mère écrase son bébé d'un an avec sa voiture — Deux-Sèvres
En voulant sortir de chez elle, la mère de famille a percuté et mortellement blessé son enfant . Le maire, Sébastien Dugleux , s'est rendu sur place et a apporté son soutien aux parents.

Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic ripped Shaqiri, saying, "If he loves Kosovo so much and decides to flaunt the flag, why did he refuse a chance to play for their team?" Each had scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia, whose crackdown on the Albanian population was ended by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intervention in 1999. "I don't think people in Switzerland have a problem when they celebrate like that, because we know they are dual citizens", he said.

On the field, Switzerland has never lost in a World Cup to an opponent from CONCACAF, the region that covers North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Head coach Mladen Krstajic is also being investigated for statements he made in the aftermath of the game. Switzerland defeated Honduras in 2014 in Brazil to advance from the group stage.

Serbia now has 3 points from two games, and will have to beat Brazil in Moscow on June 27 to progress to the knock-out phase of the competition. "And I think the main thing is that we were not able to finish our opportunities".

Spain will seek to secure their passage into the last 16 with their final group game against eliminated Morocco on Monday night, with La Roja knowing a draw in Kaliningrad would be enough to send them through.



Radio Disney Music Awards 2018 Red Carpet Fashion: Best Dresses
Another " American Idol " victor was a show-stopper: Carrie Underwood who delivered "The Champion" featuring Ludacris. Kelly is receiving the Icon Award and Carrie is getting the Hero Award.

Roger Federer s'incline en finale face au Croate Borna Coric — ATP Halle
Federer a accédé à sa 12 finale en carrière à Halle après s'être départi de Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5 samedi. Il avait auparavant perdu deux finales, à Chennai et Marrakech en 2016.

Brazil takes on Costa Rica
Even when Navas was beaten, Neymar curled inches wide as he bore down on goal midway through the second half. Firmino drove through the middle before Douglas Costa squared for Neymar finally to find the net.

Protesters briefly block bus leaving migrant detention center in Texas
They also said that even when parents and children aren't separated, they're often housed in adjacent cells that keep them apart. The Kansas Republican spent 90 minutes at the center and described it as a camp providing good food and medical care.

Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families
Jeff Colyer be more aggressive in seeking answers about immigrant children housed in northeast Kansas group homes. The remarks come amid an outcry over the Trump administration's separation of immigrant families on the border.

Boullier defends McLaren amid staff dissent reports
In reply, a McLaren spokesman said: "McLaren has one of the most loyal and long-serving staff in the entire motorsport industry". No, I will not resign, to answer your question.

Kushner knocks Abbas, says Mideast peace plan will be published soon
Israeli forces and settlers pulled out of the Gaza Strip, now controlled by Abbas's main rival, the Islamist Hamas group, in 2005. They all insist that Al-Aqsa Mosque [in the Old City of Jerusalem] should continue to be open to all Muslims who wish to pray".

Lust Story Receives Flak from Legendary Singer
The legendary singer Latha Mangeshkar who sang the song was said to be totally upset over this. Lust Stories released exclusively on Netflix on June 15.

Melania 'deliberatelty' wore 'I don't care' jacket to meet child migrants
The words are spelled out in white, graffiti-style lettering across the back of the jacket , which retailed for $39 at Zara. Either she picked it to send a message or she agreed to wear something an administration stylist chose for her.

International Space Station launches RemoveDebris, first mission to harpoon space junk
It includes used rockets, defunct satellites and pieces from collisions over the past 50 years of space exploration. About two hours later, University of Surrey engineers confirmed they had contacted the spacecraft.