With controversy, FIFA confirms that the suspended match between Argentina and Brazil is being played – Business & Politics

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has finally announced that the suspended match between Brazil and Argentina will be restarted in order to satisfactorily complete the 6th of the South American Qualifiers. The concern among the decision points is the suspension for two dates Emiliano “Dibu” Martínez, Emiliano Buendia, Cristian “Leave” Romero you Giovanni Lo Celso for not complying with the International Returns to Football Match Protocol.

But this is not all, as both the Brazilian and Argentine football federations had to pay economic sanctions for the suspension of the match which was held on September 5 in São Paulo.

The CBF had to pay a fine of 500,000 Swiss francs – about 540,000 US dollars – “as a result of violations committed against security and public order.”

For its part, the AFA had to pay 200,000 Swiss francs -US$216,000- for its “breach of obligations in relation to public order and safety, preparation of the match and its participation.”

“The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has concluded that the cancellation of the match was due to various deficiencies of the parties involved in their respective responsibilities and/or obligations,” the agency confirmed in its statement. In turn, he stated that the decision was made after a “thorough investigation.”

Regarding sanctions against football players, it is important to remember that Brazil’s National Health Administration (Anvisa) recommends mandatory quarantine for Argentina national football players. Emiliano Martinez, Young Lo Celso, Christian Romero you Emiliano Buendiafrom the UK, and requested that they be prevented from staying in the country for violating immigration regulations related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Anvisa denounced that these players lied in the affidavits they signed upon entering Brazil from Caracas, without mentioning that they had been in England for no less than 14 days. It should be noted that in the report there was never a judge stating that Argentina had been withdrawn from the field of play, but rather that the Argentine squad, after they received the communication, went to the dressing room.


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