Leonardo Banned Nine Months For Pushing Referee - LFP

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Reuters
Paris St Germain sporting director Leonardo has been banned for nine months for pushing a referee, the French League (LFP) said on Thursday.

Former French President Sarkozy talks with Paris Saint Germain's sports director Leonardo as they attend the French Ligue 1 soccer match where Paris Saint-Germain faces Brest at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris

Paris St Germain sporting director Leonardo has been banned for nine months for pushing a referee, the French League (LFP) said on Thursday.

Television footage showed Brazilian Leonardo bumping into referee Alexandre Castro with his left shoulder in the Parc des Princes tunnel after PSG drew 1-1 with Valenciennes in Ligue 1 this month.