Argentine Football Association asked Lionel Messi to personally apologised in an attempt to reduce the punishment of football star.
FIFA imposed a penalty of four games of 29-year-old after he allowed himself to judge swore in a World Cup qualifier against Chile.
Lawyers for the association, as well as Vice President Daniel angelic, talked with Messi and discussed the possibility that he personally present at the hearing in Zurich to formally presented their apologies.
Messi was banned for four matches by FIFA for an insult to the assistant referee of the match between Gaucho Land and Chile.
As is known, Argentina beat Chile 1: 0, and during the match, Messi made remarks about assistant referee Desan da Silva. The words of the five-time winner of the “Golden Ball” were qualified as “offensive, rude and offensive” and FIFA decided to impose the heavy penalty.