A Disgusted Messi Rejects Medal and Says Copa América Designed for Brazil to Win

Outraged by being sent off in the match against Chile, the Argentine star refused to return to the field after the game to be awarded the Copa América bronze medal.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (G1) After complaining about Brazilian football pitches a few days ago, an angered Messi harshly criticized the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) after being sent off in Argentina's 2-1 win over Chile in the third-place play-off for Copa América.

He was given a red card in the 37th minute after a disagreement with Chilean Gary Medel. In protest, Messi failed to return to the . . .

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