MLS-Liga MX All-Star Game Stopped by Anti-Gay Chant

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The new joint MLS-Liga MX All-Star game Wednesday night at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles was interrupted just 10 minutes into play due to an anti-gay chant that started in the crowd.

The chant is something the FIFA has been working to eliminate from Mexican soccer for years.

According to Yahoo News, the FIFA’s governing body has a three-step plan in place to deal with the chant during play. The game is stopped, then the players are moved off the field, and if the chant continues the match is ended.

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