Brazilian footballer Diego Tardelli fined, suspended for ‘disrespecting’ Chinese flag

Brazilian footballer Diego Tardelli was fined 40,000 yuan ($5,734) and suspended one game for “inappropriate behavior” during the playing of the Chinese national anthem before his team, Shandong Luneng 山东鲁能, took on Shanghai SIPG FC 上海上港 on October 28. Video footage shows Tardelli rubbing his face for during the anthem. Apparently this was enough to get … Continue reading Brazilian footballer Diego Tardelli fined, suspended for ‘disrespecting’ Chinese flag