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Argentina strip Pablo Matera of captaincy after alleged xenophobic social media posts – The Guardian

Argentina have stripped Pablo Matera of the captaincy and stood him down from Saturday’s final Tri Nations clash with the Wallabies

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  • Alleged comments made in 2011 and 2013
  • Matera issues apology and says he is ashamed

Australian Associated Press
Argentina have stripped Pablo Matera of the captaincy and stood him down from Saturdays final Tri Nations clash with the Wallabies as they investigate allegedly discriminatory and xenophobic social media posts.
Just weeks after becoming a national hero as he inspired the Pumas to their first win over the All Blacks, Matera is under fire for tweets he allegedly…

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