FIFA hands Lionel Messi four-match ban for insults in WCQ vs. Chile
World Cup Qualifiers ZURICH -- FIFA has dealt a four-match ban to Lionel Messi after ruling that the Argentina forward verbally abused a match official in a World Cup qualifying game against Chile. Messi was dealt the ban and a fine by FIFA's disciplinary panel. He will miss four of the Albiceleste's remaining World Cup