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COMMEBOL hit back at unacceptable Messi comments

COMMEBOL have labeled Lionel Messi's allegations of corruption at the Copa America as unacceptable and unfounded. Argentina defeated Chile 2:1 in the third-place play-off on Saturday in a game which saw Lionel Messi and Gary Medel receive red cards and go for an early shower. This provoked the Argentine's insinuation of corruption and lack of respect. Lionel Messi controversially received a red card in the first half of the game after an altercation with Gary Medel. He went on to make his feelings known after the game. This was preceded by his criticisms of the officiating in his side's semi-final loss to hosts Brazil. However, his allegations have angered South America's football governing body who have hit back in a statement that was released. The statement read: “In footbal...