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Messi gets WC qualifier ban for Copa red card

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has received a one-game suspension from World Cup qualifying after a controversial red card at the Copa America.

Gabriel Jesus criticises Messi's Copa America comments (1:44)
Why VAR's implementation at the Copa America was flawed (1:55)
Should Messi be banned for calling CONMEBOL corrupt? (1:36)
Messi: I felt Argentina had been robbed (1:15)
Messi winning Copa 2020 'would be a fitting end' (2:21)
Should VAR have been consulted following Messi's red card? (1:35)
Messi sent off as Argentina come 3rd in Copa America (1:15)
Messi's quick restart sets up Aguero for opener (0:54)
How long can Messi continue with Argentina? (1:58)

RankingsCopa America

Goal Difference14th
Goals Scored7Tied-2nd
Goals Conceded67th