Lionel Messi might have landed himself in trouble after accusing the organisers and referees of the just concluded Copa América of corruption.
Messi made the accusation after Argentina defeated Chile 2-1 to take third place spot in the tournament that just closed its curtains in Brazil.
Messi refused to collect his third-place medal when Argentina were being celebrated as the third place winners. Messi then said that “the Copa is set up for Brazil, hopefully, the referees and the VAR won’t influence things and they let Peru compete, but I think that’s unlikely.”
The Argentinian who is the star man for Spanish giants, Barcelona had previously talked of bullshit refereeing after Brazil knocked them out of the race for the final in the semi-final, and while making his accusations of corruption Messi made reference to his comments, saying that what he said might have influenced his sending off.
Messi’s comments might currently see him face severe social control from CONMEBOL, whose rules interdict insulting in any suggests that or manner CONMEBOL, its establishments or personnel. wherever the establishment will arrange to take action, Messi might face a ban of up to 2 years, which might see him miss not simply the qualification for World Cup Qatar 2022, however additionally the Copa América 2020 in Argentina and Colombia.
The CONMEBOL statement continued: “Said accusations represent a lack of respect for the competition, all the football players involved and the hundreds of professionals of CONMEBOL, institution that since 2016 has been tirelessly working to transparent, professionalize and develop South American football.”
What remains to be seen is that if the organisation would wish to ban the regions most status player for a big length of time.
Brazil star Thiago Silva was one in all the numerous important voices on what Messi had said and pointed to a way of hypocrisy after what the Argentine had done throughout Barcelona’s comeback against PSG.