Who We Are History 2006 Kick It Out plays leading role in anti-racism activities delivered at the FIFA World Cup 2006 in Germany. Manchester City become the first club to achieve the Intermediate Level of the Racial Equality Standard. Formal Resolution calling on all stakeholders in the game to do more to challenge racism in football is adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg with a record 420 Members of European Parliament (MEPs) signing up. FIFA amends sanctions on racism in football. Article 55 now stipulates tougher sanctions across the world game at all levels.