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Jesus gets two-month Brazil ban for Copa antics

Gabriel Jesus exploded into tears as he took out his frustration on the VAR machine as he was shown a red card in Brazil's 3-1 win against Peru in the Copa America final.
Gabriel Jesus defended teammate Neymar following claims Brazil no longer need him.
Gabriel Jesus said Lionel Messi was wrong to question the authorities following Argentina's semifinal defeat to Brazil in Copa America.

Striker Gabriel Jesus has been suspended from international matches with Brazil for two months because of bad behavior in the latest Copa America final.

The governing body of South American football, CONMEBOL, also announced Wednesday that it fined the 22-year-old Jesus $30,000 for actions it considers insulting and defamatory during Brazil's 3-1 win over Peru in the July 7 decider.

Jesus was sent off after a second yellow card at the 70-minute mark in the South American cup final.

The Manchester...

Messi suspended three months by CONMEBOL

Alejandro Moreno says CONMEBOL went easy on Lionel Messi's punishment for accusing the organization of being corrupt during Copa America.
Lionel Messi doesn't feel he should've seen red for the Gary Medel altercation and feels Argentina should've been in the Copa America final.
Gabriel Jesus said Lionel Messi was wrong to question the authorities following Argentina's semifinal defeat to Brazil in Copa America.
Alejandro Moreno believes Lionel Messi may have endeared himself to the Argentina fans, but was 'irresponsible' for his comments that could land him a ban by CONMEBOL.

Argentina's Lionel Messi was banned for three months from international matches and fined $50,000 on Friday after accusing South America's governing body for football of "corruption" during the Copa America.

Messi criticised the officiating and members of CONMEBOL last month following Argentina's semifinal loss to Brazil and after the third-place match against Chile but later apologised for his statements.

CONMEBOL has given Messi and the Argentine Football Association seven days to appeal the...

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Whenever you hear the name Roberto Firmino, what are the first phrases that come to mind? If the answer is anything other than "incredible tattoos" and "no-look finish," then you're kidding yourself.

Well, the...

Messi gets WC qualifier ban for Copa red card

Lionel Messi doesn't feel he should've seen red for the Gary Medel altercation and feels Argentina should've been in the Copa America final.

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has received a one-game suspension from World Cup qualifying after a controversial red card at this summer's Copa America in Brazil.

The Barcelona star was also handed a $1,500 fine for criticising the tournament's refereeing and the quality of the pitches. Argentina were eliminated 2-0 by the hosts and eventual champions in the semifinals.

Messi was given the red card in the third-place match after bumping chests with Chile's Gary Medel, which triggered the automatic...

Report: Argentina request Messi red rescinded

Steve Nicol and Paul Mariner are in agreement Lionel Messi should not have seen red for the incident against Gary Medel.
Alejandro Moreno believes Lionel Messi may have endeared himself to the Argentina fans, but was 'irresponsible' for his comments that could land him a ban by CONMEBOL.
Gabriel Jesus said Lionel Messi was wrong to question the authorities following Argentina's semifinal defeat to Brazil in Copa America.
Lionel Messi doesn't feel he should've seen red for the Gary Medel altercation and feels Argentina should've been in the Copa America final.
Steve Nicol says it would be a fitting end to Lionel Messi's Argentina career if he wins the 2020 Copa America on home soil.

The Argentina Football Association (AFA) want Lionel Messi's red card rescinded, according to reports in the country.

La Nacion newspaper have claimed the AFA have requested, in a written letter to South American football's governing body CONMEBOL, that the referee's decision be overturned.

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Messi was sent off by referee Mario Diaz de Vivar after clashing with Chile's Gary Medel in Argentina's Copa America third-place playoff on July 7. It was his first...