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Ex-Man Utd defender Rojo hit with 5-match ban

Former Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has been handed a five-match ban and a £18,000 fine for his involvement in Boca Juniors' tunnel brawl with rivals Atletico Mineiro.

The clash occurred following Boca's controversial Copa Libertadores defeat.

Boca's players were involved in a sensational bust-up following the defeat and Rojo was seen punching a member of security.

The 31-year-old was also reportedly captured tearing a fire extinguisher from the wall and lifting it above his head before he was calmed down and urged to drop it by a coach.

The Manchester Evening News says after a lengthy investigation CONMEBOL have decided on punishment for every individual involved and have handed former Red Devils defender Rojo the five-match ban and hefty fine.


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