San Paulo (Brazil) – Brazil–Argentina, valid for the qualifying round for the 2022 World Cup, was suspended In the seventh minute by the Brazilian health authorities: According to them, in fact, four Argentine players from England (Lo Celso, Buendia, Romero and goalkeeper Martinez) They could not enter the field but had to adhere to the quarantine period once they arrived in Brazil. Then According to the laws in force, the four are now rSo they will be Arrest. The match was interrupted, as the players and managers spoke and waited for the final response from the authorities. right Now Brazil risks dire consequences from a sporting point of view, given that CONMEBOL has warned the federation not to go into sports “bubbles” and regularly bring Argentine players to the field. Meanwhile, Argentina captain Messi and coach Scaloni are back on the field, both in conversation with Neymar. CONMEBOL announced the official suspension of the match.
CONMEBOL: “The match is officially suspended”
We read in a tweet from OThe continental government body for the administration, regulation and oversight of football in South America: “By decision of the referee, the match organized by FIFA between Brazil and Argentina For the World Cup qualifiers is suspended. The referee and the match commissioner will report to the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, which will determine the steps to be taken. These procedures are in strict accordance with applicable regulations. The World Cup Qualifiers is a competition held under the auspices of FIFA. All decisions relating to organization and the like are the exclusive prerogative of FIFA.”“. Carlos Tapia The president of the Argentine Football Association commented on what happened:What happened today is bad for football, it is a really bad picture. Four people entered the stadium to interrupt the match and CONMEBOL ordered the players to return to the locker room. There was no lie: there are health rules under which all South American leagues are played, rules approved by the health authorities of all participating countries. follow them“.
Brazil, Anfisa wanted to quarantine ‘English’ Argentines
On the morning of São Paulo, Anvisa, the Brazilian agency for the protection of public health, intervened, demandingThe four Argentines were expelled, based on a provision requiring anyone who has remained in the UK for 14 days before entering Brazilian territory to be quarantined. The players concerned, who arrived with a flight from Caracas (Venezuela) to Guarulhos (São Paulo airport), announced that they had not traveled to any of the four countries in the past 14 days – Anfisa explained in a note – “However, we have received unofficial information about false alleged statements made by these people“. So Anfisa alerted another body responsible for epidemiological investigations in the state of São Paulo, in order to carry out the tests. “False information submitted to the Brazilian authorities may contain health offenses and criminal laws.”Anvisa warned. The Argentine Football Association was immediately summoned Agreement between the ten countries of CONMEBOL (CONMEBOL) to allow players to trade and participate in qualifying matches for the World Cup in the context of the Health Bubble, as well as to obtain the confirmation and approval of CONMEBOL itself. For this reason, the match between Seleção led by Neymar and Albiceleste Messi started regularly with the four Argentines available to the coach. Then the sudden intervention and suspension of the match amid the general chaos.
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