The Argentine was fined €600 for his tribute to late Diego Maradona
The football world became united to pay tribute to the late icon,
Diego Armando Maradona
, who passed away suffering a heart attack last week.
between 2008 and 2010, and both Argentines are contenders for the ‘best player ever’ title.
used his goal celebration during the 4-0 win over
to pay a touching tribute to the fellow Argentine legend. He took off his shirt to reveal a special shirt he had worn underneath, the number ten
shirt from the season Maradona spent there.
However, Messi was fined for the action. The former Barcelona president,
, is outraged by the decision and wants to pay the fine on behalf of Messi.
“I do not rule out sending €600 to the RFEF and telling them that I’m paying the fine they have given Leo for showing the shirt,”
“I will explain why, because of the tremendous love I had for Diego Armando Maradona and the love I have for Leo Messi. It’s not fair.”
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