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FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants players who dive, fake injuries or waste time to be punished retrospectively using video evidence.

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Sepp Blatter wants retrospective video evidence to be used more often.

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The rules already allow such action to be taken, but Blatter believes disciplinary bodies are not applying them when "serious breaches of the principle of fair play" have been missed by referees.

In FIFA's weekly magazine, Blatter wrote: "I am not talking about a new technological aid to be used during matches, but about consistently applying a tool."

While not advocating video evidence to be used during games, Blatter says it should be used afterwards to punish "brawling, spitting at opponents, verbal insults and racist slurs, the faking of injury, intentional diving or time-wasting."

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