Lionel Messi `sorry` to see Brazil striker Neymar banned from Copa America

Argentina talisman Lionel Messi with Brazil's star striker Neymar

London, June 22: Argentina talisman Lionel Messi has expressed his disappointment that Brazil’s star striker Neymar is set to miss the rest of the ongoing Copa America tournament.

According to reports, Neymar was handed a four-match suspension after clashing with Colombia players during Brazil’s 1-0 defeat in the group stage.

Reflecting on his Barcelona team mate’s ban, Messi reportedly said that he is sorry that the Brazilian international is no longer in the Copa America.

The Argentine said that he is sorry about the suspension Neymar was given as his Barcelona team mate is a very important player for Brazil.

While Colombia will meet Peru in their final Group C game, Brazil will take on Venezuela.

(With Agency Inputs)


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