Following heavy criticism from Argentina, FIFA might take disciplinary action against Leo Messi. FIFA will take disciplinary action against the Argentina Football association and the players as well. Messi might miss the semi-final match against Croatia, which will be a crucial loss for the team.
FIFA started an investigation into breaching Article 12 and Article 16, which will deal with the player’s conduct. Argentina has 18 yellow cards in that match against the Dutch at Lusail stadium.
“I don’t want to talk about referees because then they will sanction you, but we were scared before the game because we knew what was coming [with Mateu Lahoz]. I can’t say what I think, but FIFA has to look at this. [FIFA] cannot put a referee like that on this game when he is not up to the level,” said Messi. As written in Insidesport.
The match has many verbal conversations between both the country players and Argentina has verbal discussions even the match referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz.