Barcelona Fined €30,000 for Political Banners at 2015 Champions League Final

Barcelona have been hit with a UEFA-imposed fine for displaying a politically driven message during their 3-1 win over Juventus in last season's Champions League final.

An Associated Press report (h/t Yahoo Sports) states Barca has been ordered to pay €30,000 after fans unfurled pro-Catalonia banners during May's final. The banners were calling for Catalan independence from Spain.

According to the report, "UEFA rules prohibit political, religious, and offensive banners and gestures at...

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