Football: Blatter and Platini condemn violence at Serbia-Albania Euro qualifier

GENEVA (AFP) - World football boss Sepp Blatter and Uefa president Michel Platini on Wednesday strongly condemned the violent scenes that forced a Serbia-Albania football international to be abandoned.

Platini called the politically-charged violence in Belgrade "inexcusable" while Blatter said football "should never be used for political messages".

Players from the two sides clashed on Tuesday after a drone carrying a pro-Albanian flag was flown over the Belgrade stadium where the two sides were playing a qualifier for the 2016 European Championship.