Lionel Messi can play in Argentina’s initial World Cup qualifier one month from now on the grounds that the resolution of requirements has abandoned the boycott he was given all through a year ago’s Copa America, the leader of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Thursday.
Messi was illegal for one game in the wake of being shipped off in the Copa America third-place season finisher against Chile and for leveling claims of “defilement” at South American soccer bosses.
Messi had been foreseen to serve the boycott by missing Argentina’s qualifier against Ecuador that is planned to happen in Buenos Aires on October 8. Nonetheless, Claudio Tapia said he had examined with the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) President Alejandro Dominguez, who “affirmed the legal time limit had terminated and that he (Messi) can play,” the AFA twitter said.
The Barcelona ahead was demonstrated the red card subsequent to conflicting with Gary Medel and a short time later, he asserted the competition had been fixed for the host’s Brazil, who beat Argentina in a questionable semi-last on their approach to guaranteeing the title. Argentina, who last won the World Cup in 1986, kick-off their passing effort with a doubleheader at home to Ecuador and away to Bolivia.