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January 21, 2014 10:21 am

Soccer Star Anelka Charged for Anti-Semitic Salute, Likely to Receive Lengthy Ban

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Nicolas Anelka performing the quenelle salute after scoring a goal on December 28, 2013. Photo: Screenshot.

Nicolas Anelka performing the quenelle salute after scoring a goal on December 28, 2013. Photo: Screenshot.

Daily Mail – Nicolas Anelka is likely to receive a lengthy ban today over his quenelle goal celebration against West Ham last month. The news comes after West Bromwich Albion’s sponsors Zoopla on Monday pulled the plug on their £3million partnership with the club over the affair.

The French striker, who new manager Pepe Mel insisted on picking for Monday night’s 1-1 draw with Everton at the Hawthorns, is set to become the first player charged by the FA under guidelines to combat racial discrimination brought in after the Luis Suarez-Patrice Evra affair.

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