Guardiola Charged For ‘Non-Sporting’ T-Shirt Message

Bayern Munich Manager Pep Guardiola has received a Uefa charge over an “incident of non-sporting nature” after wearing a T-shirt demanding justice for a reporter who died at the 2014 World Cup.

The Spanish coach had the “#Justicia

Pep Guardiola Wore a T-Shirt Displaying the #JusticiaParaTopo Message During His Press Conference on the Eve of Bayern's 6-1 Humbling of FC Porto. Image: AFP/Getty.
Pep Guardiola Wore a T-Shirt Displaying the #JusticiaParaTopo Message During His Press Conference on the Eve of Bayern’s 6-1 Humbling of FC Porto. Image: AFP/Getty.

ParaTopo” slogan on his clothing at a news conference ahead of Tuesday night’s Uefa Champions League quarter-final win over FC Porto.

Uefa frowns at the display of non-sporting ‘manifestations.’

The Justice For Topo campaign wants an inquest into the death of Argentine journalist Topo Lopez.

Jorge ‘topo’ Lopez was killed in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo in July in a road traffic accident during the Brazil showpiece.

In the meantime, Porto coach Julen Lopetegui has received charges of misconduct following his sending off during Tuesday’s 6-1 drubbing.

The Spaniard was sent to the stands in the closing stages of the game, as Bayern advance into the semi-final 7-4 on aggregate.

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