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FIFA and UEFA suspend Russian clubs, national teams from competitions

Football's ruling body FIFA and European football's ruling body UEFA suspended Russian clubs and national teams from all competitions "until further notice," the federations said on Monday.

Football’s ruling body FIFA and European football’s ruling body UEFA suspended Russian clubs and national teams from all competitions “until further notice,” the federations said on Monday.

“Football is fully united here and in full solidarity with all the people affected in Ukraine. Both presidents hope that the situation in Ukraine will improve significantly and rapidly so that football can again be a vector for unity and peace amongst people,” a joint statement said.

UEFA also ended its partnership with Russian state-owned energy company Gazprom across all competitions.

“The decision is effective immediately and covers all existing agreements including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA national team competitions and UEFA Euro 2024,” UEFA said.

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