In yet another controversy during the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, the world soccer body has fined the German team for refusing to send a player to their pre-match press conference against Spain in the second round of the Group E fixture.
A statement issued by FIFA on Tuesday noted that the German team has been slapped with a fine of 10,000 Swiss Francs.
Germany coach Hansi Flick had refused to send a player to the press conference, saying he wanted them to focus on the match against Spain.
Germany is preparing for a match against Costa Rica in the last round of Group E matches.
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