Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Uruguay and Peru fined over homophobic chants

Fifa has fined the football associations of Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay for homophobic chants by fans.

The governing body said the “insulting and discriminatory chants” came during qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup.

Chile’s fine is the biggest at 70,000 Swiss francs (£48,000) relating to cases at four different matches. Fifa also imposed fines of 20,000 Swiss francs (£13,720) on Argentina, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Proceedings against the Honduras FA for the same offence remain ongoing. Read more