Breaking: Messi banned for 3 months

Breaking: Messi banned for 3 months

Lionel Messi has been banned from playing for Argentina for three months by CONMEBOL after he heavily criticised the South American football governing body during the Copa America. He was also fined $50,000. The 32-year-old Barcelona forward had accused CONMEBOL of “corruption” after he was sent off against Chile during the third-place play-off during the tournament in Brazil, which ended last month. Messi was angered by two incidents during the June-July Copa hosted by bitter rivals Brazil. Argentina were denied two penalty claims in their 2-0 semi-final defeat to the…

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