Ancelotti escapes punishment for middle finger

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has escaped punishment for giving a fan the finger in the wake of Saturday's 1-1 Bundesliga draw with Hertha Berlin, although he will make a donation to charity as an apology.

The Italian admitted after the game that he showed a fan his middle finger because he was spat on, prompting the German Football Association (DFB) to open an inquiry into the matter.

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