Spain and Holland Fined
Spain and Holland Fined. Rough game that was exhibited Spain and the Netherlands in World Cup final in 2010 to make FIFA fined the La Furia Roja and De Oranje. In the final match that lasted a total 47 violations occur. Five Spanish players hit by a yellow card. Meanwhile, from the Dutch camp, there were eight players who get the yellow card plus pursued John Heitinga from the field due to two of yellow cards. Indicated a rough game in the final two teams to make the two finalists had to suffer the consequences. Reuters reported FIFA fined the Spanish and Dutch respectively 10 thousand Swiss francs (USD 83.59 million) and 15 thousand Swiss francs (USD 125.35 million). FIFA spokesman explained that the two teams violated FIFA's disciplinary code article 52 which states: "disciplinary action may apply to the association and the club when the team failed to perform properly self-control." There is also the first part of the article states: "The fines can be imposed when the referee dropped the sanctions against five players who are in the same team (either warnings or expulsion)."