Messi fined for taking off jersey to pay tribute to Maradona

Lionel Messi, who took off his jersey to pay tribute to Argentine star footballer Diego Maradona, has been fined 600 euros ($ 720, Rs 53,738). The Spanish Football Federation imposed the penalty on Sunday following Barcelona’s 4–0 win over Osasuna in the Spanish League.

Lionel Messi pays tribute to him wearing Diego Maradona’s jersey

Argentine star Messi took off Barcelona’s jersey after scoring a goal and wore the jersey of Maradona’s old club Newell’s Old Boys. After this, kissed with both hands raised in the sky. After the match, Messi posted a photo of Maradona with this photo of him, writing, ‘Farewell, Diego.’

Police searched Maradona’s doctor’s home and clinic

Maradona died of a heart attack last week. The federation also fined Barcelona 180 euros (Rs 16,115). Messi also had to look for a yellow card for this. He and the club can appeal against this decision.


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