FIFA launch investigation into Argentina after controversial World Cup final antics

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FIFA have opened an investigation into Argentina’s World Cup final antics that caused uproar across the globe. 

The organisation have “opened proceedings” against the likes of Lionel Messi and Emi Martinez for potentially breaking FIFA’s disciplinary code.

Martinez was one player who faced significant backlash for his behaviour throughout the tournament and in the final match. He was arguably Argentina’s most important player after Messi and his heroics in the final led to his national team lifting the trophy for the third time in their history.

It was his tactics in the penalty shootout that led to France’s downfall and he was consequently awarded the Golden Glove award, which he celebrated by portraying a crude gesture on the world’s biggest stage.

During the celebrations, the Aston Villa ‘keeper was spotted making several jabs at Kylian Mbappe, who was the top goalscorer of the competition after netting a hat-trick on the final day.

FIFA confirm investigation

FIFA have issued a statement confirming their investigation, saying: “The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened proceedings against the Argentinian Football Association due to potential breaches of articles 11 (Offensive behaviour and violations of the principles of fair play) and 12 (Misconduct of players and officials) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, as well as of article 44 of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Regulations in conjunction with the Media and Marketing Regulations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, during the Argentina v. France FIFA World Cup final.”

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    1. Exactly!! they come from a third world country and were raised like animals, its not their fault. Why do people not get they werent raised like Europeans. Exactly, get a life people and learn some geography! realize they didnt grow up in your perfect Civilized country. Their from the ghetto with no class no education, no sense of self!

  1. He’s a arsehxxe carrying on like that not only that but he should have been booked for moving off his line when the penalty were taken. He not only did it once but a couple of times he’s was so arrogant up his own arse

  2. To be honest I would’ve done the same if I won the FIFA World Cup 😂 nah I would’ve done worse, allow the boys to have fun they get criticised for small shit there is worst stuff going on in the world focus on that or focus on the fact that thousands died building the stadiums 🤨 media’s suddenly gone all quiet about that haven’t they

  3. Such childish and classless behaviour, he embarrassed his county and should have the golden glove taken from him and heavily fined as well as a ten match international suspension

  4. Come on! its now their fault, your talking about a group of punks from a third world country that were raised like animals, look at the picture. Pics dont lie

  5. What a joke. This guy brought back the needle football has been missing recently.

    No, he never moved off his line. Its legal to jump forward the moment the penalty taker’s foot makes contact with the ball.

    His throwing of the ball before France’s third penalty was what got him the yellow, well within his rights within the game.

    His antics on the bus were a bit stupid though.

    Overall, I wish more keepers were like him.

  6. im looking at the picture and I see quite a few million dollars.

    besides, even if you were right, it’s not a bad deal to teach them sooner or later.

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