UEFA condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine

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Europe’s top footballing body UEFA have condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine within the last hours.

Just moments ago, UEFA published a statement on their website and hinted football-related sanctions would be imposed against Russia.

They stated, “UEFA shares the international community’s significant concern for the security situation developing in Europe and strongly condemns the ongoing Russian military invasion in Ukraine.”

“As the governing body of European football, UEFA is working tirelessly to develop and promote football according to common European values such as peace and respect for human rights, in the spirit of the Olympic Charter. We remain resolute in our solidarity with the football community in Ukraine and stand ready to extend our hand to the Ukrainian people.”

“We are dealing with this situation with the utmost seriousness and urgency. Decisions will be taken by the UEFA Executive Committee and announced tomorrow.”

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