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How much will it cost FC Barcelona the tribute of Messi to Diego Maradona?

Lionel Messi paid tribute to Diego Maradona in the match against Osasuna and Barcelona will have to pay a fine.

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

Football continues to cry to Diego Armando Maradona. Thousands of players and coaches paid tributes to him all over the world. Napoli, Boca Juniors, Manchester City, Real Madrid, everyone. For this reason, it was expected that it would happen today in the game of Barcelona against Osasuna.

Maradona played three years at Barcelona. Because of this, Barcelona paid tribute to him before the match with a beautiful ceremony. But it was expected that Lionel Messi was going to do. At the end of the game, Messi scored a goal and when he took off his Barcelona shirt, he was wearing a Newells shirt that Maradona used it when he played for the Argentinian team.


For this tribute, Barcelona will have to pay a fine. It is a FIFA rule that prevents lifting the shirt to display any emblem. Barcelona will have to pay 3,000 euros to the RFEF. The referee also admonished Messi and with this yellow card, the Argentinian player arrived at 5 yellow cards and he will miss the next game.

Maradona left a very good memory even though he had several injuries in the Spanish team. Maradona was able to win some titles and he had a well performance. On the other hand, Despite some fights, Messi and Maradona had a good relationship. Maradona was Argentina's coach at the 2010 South Africa World Cup. There, for the first time, Maradona named Messi captain.

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