DOHA, Qatar (AP) — FIFA has charged the Serbian soccer federation in a disciplinary case about a political banner. A flag about neighboring independent state Kosovo was hung in the locker room before Serbia played Brazil on Thursday. It showed a map of Serbia that included the territory of its former province and the slogan “No Surrender.” Kosovo has been an independent state for nearly 15 years. Photos circulated of the banner draped over the lockers of Milos Veljkovic and Andrija Zivkovic ahead of the team’s 2-0 loss to Brazil. Serbia does not recognize Kosovo’s independence.
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