Lionel MESSI has been invited to defend his FIFA sanction.
The date has been set and Lionel MESSI has under one month to prepare his case. FIFA have invited Lionel MESSI to defend himelf and to try and lower his four game suspenion for Argentina. MESSI, who has already served one of the four matches he has been banned from, will on May 4, meet with FIFA directors to try and lower his ban. AFA president spoke about it all, here’s what he had to say:
TAPIA on Lionel MESSI ban:
“FIFA have called MESSI to defend himself on Thursday, May 4 for the four match ban be received following the match against Chile. It would be very important that he attends it with AFA lawyers in order to help lower the ban. It’s for that reason that tomorrow (Thursday), I will be travelling to Europe to convince him.”
Regarding the new Argentina National Team coach, TAPIA said the following:
“The idea behind my travel will only be to see MESSI. Regarding the new National Team coach, we are calm because we have time.”
Marcelo TINELLI, who was expected to travel with TAPIA will be staying in Argentina.