The FIFA Disciplinary Committee, meeting in Rio de Janeiro, has imposed a one-match ban and a fine of 2,000 Swiss Francs on the Manchester United player David Beckham, following his sending-off in the match against Necaxa in the FIFA Club World Championship on 6 January.

The committee also imposed a one-match ban and a 5,000 Swiss Francs fine on the Manchester United coach, Alex Ferguson, for his behavior during the same match. The suspensions will apply for Manchester United’s next Club World Championship match against Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro on 8 January.