CONMEBOL fined and disqualified Messi

CONMEBOL fined and disqualified Messi
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  • calendar-gray 03 August 2019

The South American Confederation of Football (CONMEBOL) decided to fine striker Lionel Messi and disqualify him for the next three matches of the Argentina national team for publicly criticizing the organization, APA reports citing Tellerreport.

According to the official website of CONMEBOL, Argentina national team forward Lionel Messi received a $ 50,000 fine and a disqualification for the next three matches of the national team for publicly criticizing the organization.

Messi was removed in the match for the third place of the America's Cup - 2019 against Chile (2: 1) after a clash with Gary Medel. After the match, Messi accused CONMEBOL of corruption. He later apologized for his words.

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