NATIONS - Pjanic in the storm in Bosnia: excluded from team
In the night's match between Bosnia and Ukraine, many noticed the absence of midfielder Miralem Pjanic from the ranks of the hosts. The former Juventus and Roma player, currently in force at Besiktas on loan from Barcelona, was in fact excluded from the national team apparently for a technical choice. At home, however, it seems that the real cause of the lack of involvement in the last challenge is to be found in some photos that have been around the web and which portray him drinking and smoking with friends in a bar.
Pjanic, in fact, ended up in the crosshairs of various Bosnian media and not for having smoked hookah in a bar with friends the night before the match against Finland, the one won by the Scandinavians 3-1, in which the midfielder himself came out among the whistles from fans for a decidedly opaque performance.
Even if there was no official communication from the Bosnian Football Association, the environment would not have liked that evening and the "punishment" would have been triggered. The Bosnian, in fact, was not even among those called up for the race.
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