Brazil: Man City's Gabriel Jesus gets two-month international ban
Sent off in the Copa América final, Brazil forward Jesus has been banned for two months by CONMEBOL.
Brazil star Gabriel Jesus has been handed a two-month international ban by CONMEBOL for his behaviour during the Copa América final last month.
Jesus scored and provided an assist before being sent off in Brazil's 3-1 win over Peru at the Maracana on July 7.
Argues with referee, pushes VAR monitor after final red
The Manchester City forward remonstrated with the referee after receiving a second yellow card before pushing the VAR monitor and crying in the tunnel.
CONMEBOL announced a two-month ban for Jesus on Wednesday, a statement saying "the player is suspended to play official and friendly matches with his national team in that period of time".
Jesus also fined, now has a week to appeal
Jesus was also fined $30,000 and is set to miss friendlies against Colombia and Peru next month, but has seven days to appeal the sanctions.
Meanwhile, Copa América hosts and champions Brazil were fined $15,000 and warned for the behaviour of their fans.
Jesus ban follows Messi, Medel punishments
It has been a busy period post-Copa América for CONMEBOL, with Argentina star Lionel Messi and Chile's Gary Medel also receiving bans and fines.
Te recomendamos en English
- REAL MADRID Potential Madrid presidential election could influence summer signings
- COPA DEL REY Copa del Rey: Messi striving to save Barça's season as chaos reigns
- NBA NBA round-up: LeBron not enough as Suns sizzle against Lakers
- FOOTBALL Ibrahimovic makes Sanremo festival debut: "I have been the best on this stage"
- LeBron not enough as Suns sizzle against Lakers, Beal sets Wizards record
- STIMULUS CHECKS Third stimulus check updates today: when will Senate vote on it? | When it is coming & IRS tax return | Live