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The game between Brazil and Argentina, which counts for qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, was interrupted after just a few minutes this Sunday evening after the intervention of an agent from the Brazilian Health Watch Agency (Anvisa).
Three Argentinians play in the viewfinder in England
Three Argentine footballers who play in the English Premier League stood on Sunday despite a recommendation from the Brazilian health authority to quarantine them for violating anticovid protocols.
Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa) will face La Seleçao, as will midfielders Giovanni Lo Celso and Cristian Romero, who play for Tottenham. However, the fourth member of the Argentine selection from the English championship, Emiliano Buendia (Aston Villa), was not entered on the score sheet.
According to Anvisa, these four players “false information” on their entry form into Brazil and did not report that they had been in the UK in the 14 days prior to their arrival.
A ministerial ordinance of 23.
All the Argentine players returned to the dressing rooms.
The Brazilians stayed on the pitch for an impromptu training session.
La Conmebol made a concise statement stating that the referee and match delegate “will submit a report to the FIFA Disciplinary Committee setting out the steps to be followed in accordance with the regulations in force”.
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