LIONEL MESSI BANNED FROM PLAYING SOCCER FOR 3 MONTHS

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Five times Ballon D’or winner and Argentina captain, Lionel Messi,

has been banned from playing international football for 3 months following

his comment that the recently concluded Copa America cup was fixed for Brazil.

lionel was also slammed with a $50,000 (£41,121) y Conmebol, the

South American Football Confederation, and given seven days to appeal the judgment.

The talented player made the comment shortly after Argentina won the third-place

2-1 over Chile in a game that saw him sent off following a clash with Gary Medel, who was also dismissed.

His words:

“We don’t have to be part of this corruption.”  “They have shown us a lack of respect throughout this tournament.

“Sadly, the corruption, the referees, they don’t allow people to enjoy football, they ruined it a bit.”

 

 


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