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Ukrainian football fans pictured in Hitler T-shirts at match

Fans of Ukrainian football club Vorskla Poltava were seen wearing Nazi T-shirts during their teams game against Desna in Chernihiv at the weekend.

At least two Vorskla supporters donned T-shirts bearing with a portrait of Adolf Hitler, along with the inscription: “My grandfather was an Austrian painter.”

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The fans were caught on camera during a live broadcast of the Ukrainian Premier League match, which Vorskla won 2-0.

The pictures attracted calls on social media for UEFA to punish Ukraine for allowing fans to display Nazi symbols, although the Ukrainian and international football authorities have yet to comment on the images.

Vorskla sit fourth in the Ukrainian Premier League, and are competing in this seasons Europa League, where they recently faced English club Arsenal. They next take on Sporting Lisbon in the competition on Thursday.

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