FIFA and UEFA suspend all Russian international and club teams from competitions

By Matias Grez, CNN

    (CNN) -- FIFA and UEFA have suspended all Russian international and club teams from their competitions "until further notice," the governing bodies announced in a joint statement on Monday.

World football's governing body FIFA and European soccer's governing body UEFA, said that both organizations' presidents -- Gianni Infantino and Aleksander Čeferin -- "hope that the situation in Ukraine will improve significantly and rapidly so that football can again be a vector for unity and peace amongst people."

More to follow.

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