Serbia threaten to quit Euro 2024!

Serbia have threatened to quit Euro 2024 if UEFA do not take action against “kill, kill, kill the Serbs” chants from Croatia and Albania fans.

Those nations lined up against one another as the second series of group stage fixtures began at this summer’s European Championship. Offensive songs could be heard in the crowd, with both sets of supporters indulging in behaviour that does not sit well with Serbia.

They have already seen a Kosovan TV journalist banned for the remainder of the competition after aiming Albanian ‘eagle’ gestures in the direction of Serbian supporters during their opening Euros fixture against England.

The Serbian FA is now calling for more action, with general secretary Jovan Surbatovic saying: “What happened is scandalous and we will ask UEFA for sanctions, even at the cost of not continuing the competition. We are sure that they will be punished, because they have already responded to our appeal to remove the so-called journalist from Albania from the championship. We will request UEFA to punish the federations of both selections. We don’t want to participate in that, but if UEFA doesn’t punish them, we will think about how to proceed. We were punished for the cases of fishing and our fans behaved much better than the others. One fan was fined for racist abuse and we don’t want it to be attributed to others. We Serbs are gentlemen and we have an open heart, so I appeal to the fans to remain gentlemen.”

Serbia suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to England in their opening Group C encounter, as Real Madrid superstar Jude Bellingham netted the only goal of the game, and they are due back in action on Thursday against Slovenia at the Allianz Arena in Munich.

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