Well, if anyone is still following the famous Zidane vs Materazzi headbutt incident, here's the verdict by the Fifa's disciplinary committee.
Both players recieved a fine and a suspension. Zidane with a fine of 7500 swiss francs and Materazzi 5000. Zidane was handed a 3 match ban but since he's no longer playing, he offered to perform 3 hrs of community service which the committee accepted. Materazzi, who was punished for repeatedly provoking Zidane, was given a 2 match ban, in which he will miss the qualifiers in the Euro 2008 againist France (coincidence?). In the hearing, it was agreed that Materazzi's comments was insulting in nature, but not racist.
It was a fair solution and Zidane can now end his career on a brighter note then what we saw 11 days ago in the world cup finals.
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