Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 | A game sanction the Argentine Rossi for his attack on Alegre

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has imposed a penalty match on the Argentine player Lucas rossi for his behavior at the end of the match of the first day against Spain, in the who hit Spaniard David Alegre with the stick on the head when he was lying on the ground with physical problems.

The FIH has communicated that Rossi breached the Code of Conduct with their attitude so he will not be able to play this Sunday the second game of the group stage against Japan and the Argentine team will have to face the match with only fifteen players for this sanction.

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In the last minutes of yesterday’s game, after Spain will achieve the tie (1-1) In a penalty corner, David Alegre fell to the ground with problems in his leg and, while an Argentine player tried to help him, Lucas Rossi approached to reproach him for his attitude and hit him on the head with the stick.

The action on Alegre, who lives his fifth Olympic Games in Tokyo, caused major protests by Spanish players to the referees already with the time fulfilled and was about to generate a tangana between the internationals of both teams.

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