Barcelona have asked the disciplinary committee of the Spain Football Federation to overturn the yellow card Messi received in the game against Osasuna.
took off his shirt after scoringBarcelona
's fourth goal against
, and it was revealed that he wore the No. 10 Newell's shirt which belonged to
during his time at the club.
's special celebration dedicated
was immediately met with a penalty. The referee gave Messi a yellow card and reported his move to the refereeing committee, which caused Barcelona to possibly face a fine.
According to Spanish media, Barcelona have asked the disciplinary committee to overturn Messi's yellow card. In fact, there was a written request in which
accepted that Messi's move deserved a yellow card according to the rules, but it was explained that Messi's celebration was to pay homage to
, and therefore it would be good to overturn that yellow card.
also commented on the subject;
"We know that there is a rule regarding the yellow card.
"But we also know that it was his dedication to Maradona when he took off his shirt.
"It's not my decision, but for me I would take it off."