US Open Cup bans Salt Bae after his nasty antics at FIFA World Cup 2022

After the nasty antics at the World Cup, Salt Bae was banned from the US Open Cup.

Nusret Gökçe, the widely spread celebrity chef Salt Bae, has succeeded in getting banned from the oldest and most prestigious football tournament in America.

The US Open Cup took to Twitter and wrote, “Salt Bae is hereby barred from the 2023 @opencup Finals.”

The celebrity chef’s actions come after he caused a ruckus at the World Cup final.

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As the Argentine players were celebrating after their win at the 2022 FIFA World Cup final in Doha over France, Salt bae somehow got on the pitch and approached Lionel Messi with a snap of his fingers.

He tapped Messi on the shoulder for a quick snap. Although Messi rejected him as soon as he realized who had touched him.

The Turkish salt sprinkler even posed with Angel di Maria, Leandro Paredes, Nicolas Otamendi, Paulo Dybala, Alexis Mac Allister and many other members of the team.

Additionally, he even touched the 18-carat gold World Cup trophy, estimated to be worth £17.7 million ($21.3 million).

Under FIFA rules, only a ‘selected few’ can touch the trophy, including former winners and heads of state, reports Trusted.

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