Saturday, November 27

Softball Mexico: the controversy over the players who threw their uniforms in the trash at Tokyo 2020


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Mexican uniforms in garbage bags

Image source, Brianda Cruz

The discovery of uniforms of the Mexican softball team in garbage bags at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has generated a great controversy in Mexico.

Boxer Brianda Cruz, from the Mexican delegation in Tokyo 2020, shared a photo on Twitter that shows Some softball squad uniforms in waste bags.

“This uniform represents years of efforts, sacrifices and tears. All Mexican athletes yearn to wear it with dignity, and today the Mexican softball team sadly left it all in the garbage of the Olympic villages,” he wrote in a message with a photo.

The softball team left Tokyo after finishing their participation in the Olympics on Monday.


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