The Football Association said its Independent Regulatory Commission found Nicolas Anelka guilty of an "aggravated breach" of its rules because the gesture "included a reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion or belief."
But the commission added:
...we did not find that Nicolas Anelka is an anti-Semite or that he intended to express or promote Anti-Semitism by his use of the quenelle.
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