HAMBURG (Reuters) – Europe’s football governing body UEFA handed a two-match ban to Turkish soccer player Merih Demiral for a politically-charged “wolf” celebration and fined England’s Jude Bellingham 30,000 euros ($32,469) for a crotch-grabbing gesture at Euro 2024.

Bellingham was also given a one-match suspension in principle, but UEFA said that would not be immediately enforced and would be subject to a one-year probationary period.

($1 = 0.9240 euros)

(Reporting by Andrew Cawthorne; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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