Argentine striker Lionel Messi disqualified for three months.
The South American Football Confederation has disqualified Argentina striker Lionel Messi for three months for accusing the organization of corruption.
The 32-year-old striker’s suspension is due to be released. Thus, until the beginning of November, Lionel will not be able to play for the Argentine national team in either friendly or official matches. He will miss friendlies against Chile, Mexico and Germany, as well as the opening game of the 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Messi must also pay a fine of $50,000. The player has the right to appeal within seven days.
Recall that after the lost match of Brazil (0:2) in the semifinals of the Copa America – 2019 Messi criticized the work of the referee, who for the entire game never used the help of VAR. medals of the tournament. Initially, Lionel was fined $1.5 thousand. and disqualified for one match.