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Brazil vs. Argentina: they suspend the qualifying game after controversy over quarantines of albiceleste footballers

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Brazil-Argentina: authorities suspend the match entering the field.

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They were 5 minutes into the game between Brazil and Argentina, a classic of world football, when he was suspended.

“Scandal”, “regrettable”, “embarrassment”: these are some of the adjectives of the press before what happened this Sunday in São Paulo in the meeting between Brazil and Argentina.

The qualifying match for the World Cup was suspended 5 minutes after it started when Brazilian health authorities entered the field to object to the participation of four Argentine footballers accused of not complying with the regulations in force due to the covid-19 pandemic.

The dramatic intervention came hours after health authorities said that albiceleste players from the United Kingdom should be quarantined.

Is about Emiliano Martínose, Giovani lo Celso, Christian romero and Emiliano Buendwas going. The first three started the game as starters.

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