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FIFA won't sanction Colombian player for tackle on Brazil's Neymar
FIFA won't sanction Colombian player for tackle on Brazil's Neymar

A FIFA disciplinary committee announced Monday it will not take action against Colombian defender Juan Zuniga, whose rough tackle in Friday's quarterfinal game knocked Brazil's Neymar out of the World Cup because of a fractured vertebra. "In this specific case, no retrospective action can be taken," the committee said "since the incident ... did not escape the match officials' attention." FIFA can act to rectify obvious errors in a referee's disciplinary decision, but the panel found this regulation also did not apply in the Zuniga case because the referee, Carlos Velasco Carballo of Spain, saw the challenge by Zuniga but did not issue a red or...

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