Argentine striker, Lionel Messi has been given a USD 1500 fine by South America’s football overseeing body, CONMEBOL, over his remarks about the organization’s debasement during the as of late finished up COPA America.
Lionel Messi will likewise be serving a game suspension for the red card he got against Chile in the competition’s third-fourth playoff coordinate, Goal.com revealed. Lionel Messi was given his first red-card in a 14-year-long range and this choice did not go down well with the striker as he impacted CONMEBOL, saying the entire competition was set up for Brazil’s success.
“There is no uncertainty, the entire thing is set up for Brazil. I trust the VAR (video right hand arbitrator) and refs don’t have any impact in the last and that Peru can contend however it looks extreme to me.
I would not like to be a piece of this debasement, we shouldn’t need to be a piece of this lack of respect we endured during the Copa America. We could have gone further however we weren’t permitted into the last. Debasement, arbitrators and all the rest prevented individuals from getting a charge out of the football,” he had said.
Chile’s Gary Medal and Lionel Messi were given red cards in the 37th moment of the match. The video film demonstrated that Medal was obviously the assailant and the choice of the ref was tested by Lionel Messi. The Argentine striker, from that point, strolled off the field.
During the award getting service, Lionel Messi showed up on the field. Prior in the competition, Lionel Messi reprimanded the ground conditions for the challenge and furthermore addressed refereeing choices. Lionel Messi was likewise reproachful of the refs after the group’s 2-0 misfortune against Brazil in the semi-last.
“I generally come clean and I’m straightforward, that is the thing that keeps me quiet… If what I state has repercussions that isn’t my business. I feel that what happened is a direct result of what I said against Brazil,” Lionel Messi had said.
Brazil won the Copa America 2019, by overcoming Peru 3-1 in the finals on July 7.