Conti banned for insulting ref
AC Milan defender Andrea Conti’s comeback from a yearlong injury layoff ended with a three-match ban after he punched the referee’s door and insulted the match official at the end of a youth-team game.
Meanwhile, club Director Paolo Maldini, who spent his 25-year playing career with Milan, was banned for a week for also insulting the official following the match against Chievo, the Serie A league said in a statement.
Conti, 24, was playing his first match at any level since August last year after suffering a knee injury.
Serie A’s disciplinary tribunal said that Conti “found the referee in