Monday 06 September 2021
Books – Masrawy:
Argentine star Lionel Messi, player of Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national team, expressed his dissatisfaction with the events that occurred during his country’s match against Brazil in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The Brazil-Argentina match in the eighth round of South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar was stopped, after it started with only 6 minutes.
The cameras showed the arrival of the health representative in Brazil, to the field during the course of the match, who demanded that 4 Argentine players leave the stadium due to a health and safety issue related to Corona.
According to the Spanish newspaper “Marca”, Messi was heard talking to Brazilian officials, saying: “We have been here for 3 days, why did you wait until the start of the match, why did you not warn us about this in advance or when we were in the hotel?”.
The Argentine star concluded: “They were supposed to explain this to us and we could have settled things, but now the world is watching us.”
And press reports indicated that 4 players from the Argentine national team came directly to Brazil from England, despite signing a pledge that they were outside England during the last 15 days, before they discovered their fraud, including the main duo in the formation of the Tango Emiliano Martinez, Aston Villa goalkeeper, and Lo Celso. Tottenham Hotspur player, in addition to Emiliano Buendia of Aston Villa, and Romeo of Tottenham Hotspur on the bench.