Mexico’s soccer fans simply refuse to stop chanting the gay slur “puto” during matches, and the national football association is paying for it.
But before pulling the plug, some soccer leagues tried to salvage their seasons by playing games in empty stadiums, much like the talk shows that began filming without live audiences.
Two of Italy's fiercest soccer rivals squared off Sunday in a match atop the standings of the country's best league — but no fans were in the stadium to witness the action.
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North Koreans even denied South Korea the right to televise the match or send reporters.
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The video game company Electronic Arts is lending its vast library of crowd sound to augment the broadcasts of real-life soccer matches played in empty stadiums due to COVID-19.
In Italy, where the coronavirus has infected more than 600 people, an important soccer match had to proceed.