The captain of Argentina questioned why they waited until the match against Brazil began to carry out their operation
Lionel messi was clear with the message to the health authorities of Brazil, because he questioned the people who entered the field to negotiate on the risks who had the game before the Verdeamarela and asked for explanations as to why it took so long to issue a resolution on the four Argentine players who came from the United Kingdom.
“Listen to me: We have been here for three days. Were you waiting for the game to start to come? Why didn’t you tell us before? If nothing happened … they would go and go, “he said. Messi on the court.
Alike, Lionel scaloni, technical director of the Albiceleste mentioned “Why didn’t they pick them up at the hotel?“, Scaloni told a member of the Brazilian delegation.” Conmebol said we can play, “added the strategist next to Tite, coach of Brazil.
The game between Brazil and Argentina to be held in Sao Paulo will suspended because Sanitary inspectors from the Rio de Janeiro country accused that four Argentine players lied in their statements upon entering the country.
Personal of Anvisa (National Health Surveillance Agency) entered the pitch and ordered the game to be canceled after four minutes. According to Conmebol, the event will now be taken to the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, and it will be up to the governing body of soccer to determine what will happen with the result of the match.
According to Anvisa, the goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, the defender Cristian Romero and the midfielders Emiliano Buendía and Giovani lo celso, who play in English football and were in the UK in recent days, could not be on the field.
Before the game, an agreement between the government of Brazil, FIFA and Conmebol allowed the four athletes to go by bus to the stadium, and with that the match began. However, the duel was stopped after just five minutes of the ball rolling.