More than 170,000 signatures in support of Josip Simunic
More than 170,000 people have signed a petition until today for support Croatian football team player Josip Simunic under the slogan "With Josip Simunic at the World Cup in Brazil 2014"
The petition is in the Croatian community outside the borders mid-January, organized lawyer Simunic, D. Prtenjača on the website www.za-dom.eu.
"With Josip Simunic at the World Cup in Brazil 2014th Provide support Josip Simunic with this online petition against FIFA's punishment," according to the invitation to sign the petition.
Organizers expect collecting 200,000 signatures in support Simunic.
Due to the pro-Nazi chant "For the homeland!" after the play-offs between the Croatian and Iceland, FIFA fined the Croatian national team member with ten games suspension.
In a statement to the media Prtenjača lawyer who represents Simunic in the process of appeal to FIFA for the abolition or reduction of sentence imposed in ten matches, said that the support so far been signed by thousands of Croats from Australia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.