Messi’s Copa America criticism thought-about disrespectful by CONMEBOL

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The very best authorities within the CONMEBOL say accusations questioning the integrity of the Copa America are “unfounded” and “symbolize an absence of respect”.

Argentina captain Lionel Messi claimed the competitors was “corrupt” after he was despatched off of their 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile on Saturday.

“The cup’s mounted for Brazil,” he added.

The Argentine Soccer Affiliation complained about “critical and gross refereeing errors” after Wednesday’s 2-Zero semi-final defeat by hosts Brazil.

Messi was proven a purple within the 37th-minute towards Chile, following a conflict with Gary Medel, who was additionally dismissed.

“We don’t need to be a part of this corruption,” mentioned the Barcelona ahead. “They’ve confirmed us an absence of respect all through this event.

“Sadly, the corruption, the referees, they don’t permit individuals to take pleasure in soccer, they ruined it a bit.”

The South American Soccer Confederation Conmebol later launched an announcement, which didn’t instantly check with Messi, saying: “A basic pillar of truthful play is to simply accept the outcomes with loyalty and respect.

“It’s unacceptable that on account of incidents typical in competitions, involving 12 groups, all on equal phrases, unfounded accusations have been launched that lack the reality and query the integrity of the Copa America.

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“These accusations symbolize an absence of respect for the competitors, all of the collaborating gamers and the lots of of execs of Conmebol.”

Eight-time champions Brazil face Peru in Sunday’s last at 22:00 CET.

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