CONMEBOL


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CONMEBOLConfederacion Sudamericana de Futbol
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Nicolas Leoz, un personnage de premier plan au Paraguay, etait soupconne d'avoir touche des pots-de-vin en echange de l'attribution des droits de diffusion TV de competitions organisees par la Conmebol. Egalement ancien vice-president de la Fifa et homme de confiance du tout-puissant patron de l'organisation Joseph Blatter, il etait aussi soupconne d'avoir touche des pots-de-vin pour favoriser l'octroi des Mondiaux a la Russie (2018) et au Qatar (2022), aux depens des Etats-Unis et de l'Angleterre.
Argentina were denied two penalty claims in their 2-0 semi-final defeat to the hosts, after which Messi claimed Brazil were "managing a lot in CONMEBOL these days.
Neither Messi nor Argentina's soccer association have made comments about CONMEBOL's decision.
CONMEBOL had said that the Barcelona forward's comments were "unacceptable".
Messi was given his first red-card in a 14-year-long span and this decision had not gone well with the striker as he blasted CONMEBOL, saying the whole tournament was set up for Brazil's win and even went on to say that he does not want to be a 'part of this corruption'.
Messi has seven days to appeal Conmebol's decision to suspend him.
Messi accused CONMEBOL of corruption after he was sent off against Chile in the third-place playoff match during the tournament in Brazil, which ended last month.
"There is no excuses for us, but we need to review this, analyse it and let's hope CONMEBOL does something about it - but surely not, because Brazil commands too much power in the organisation."
He could potentially receive an exemplary ban over his comments, something that seldom happens, according to CONMEBOL sources.
"These accusations represent a lack of respect for the competition, all the participating players and the hundreds of professionals of CONMEBOL, an institution that since 2016 has been working tirelessly to make transparent, professionalise and develop South American football."
invitation from South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL)
In addition, Qatar Airways is the official airline sponsor of CONMEBOL professional football competitions across South America, including the Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores, Copa CONMEBOL Sudamericana, and the CONMEBOL Recopa.