FIFA have confirmed that it has opened an investigation against England for discriminatory chants by the supporters in their 2-1 loss to Croatia in the semi-final of the Russia 2018 World Cup.
The world football governing body said the chants relates to the chanting of “no surrender” by England fans and other potentially discriminatory songs.
FIFA in a statement on Thursday said, “We can confirm that a report has been filed in relation to chants of a possible discriminatory nature by English fans,” s
“Proceedings have been opened against The Football Association.”
FIFA had on Wednesday fined the English FA 70,000 Swiss francs (£50,000) after Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Raheem Sterling wore “unauthorised” socks after ignoring a FIFA warning to stop.
The Three Lions who saw their 5th-minute lead levelled by Croatia forward Ivan Perisic before Mario Mandzukic fired Croatia to their first ever World Cup final in the second half of extra time will play Belgium in third place match on Saturday.