Barca will pay after Lionel Messi’s tribute to Diego Maradona

Lionel Messi was anxious to pay tribute to Diego Maradona (60 years old) who died on Wednesday of a cardiac arrest. The Argentinian number ten, who scored in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Osasuna, paid homage to El Pibe de Oro with a Newells Old Boys jersey. This move earned the Pulga a yellow card. But unfortunately, the story won’t end there for Messi and FC Barcelona reveals Sport.

As stated in article 91 of the RFEF disciplinary code on celebrations, “a footballer who, on the occasion of scoring a goal or for any other cause deriving from the vicissitudes of the match, lifts his jersey and displays any kind of advertising, slogan, caption, acronym, anagram or drawing, regardless of the content or purpose of the action, will be punished, as the perpetrator of a serious offence, with a fine of up to 3,000 euros and a warning. “As far as the fine is concerned, it is up to the club to pay the bill. Barça will therefore have to pay the 3,000 euros in question on this one…

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