Surreal scenes were happening at the Corinthians Arena, in São Paulo.The match between Argentina and Brazil for World Cup Qualifiers was interrupted by Brazilian health authorities after five minutes of play. Four Argentine players are accused of giving false information regarding the Covid-19 protocols and they received a deportation order.
Emiliano Martinez, Emiliano Buendia, Giovanni Lo Celso and Cristian Romero are the alleged infractors. They all play for the Premier League and the Brazilian health protocols require that every person who is travelling from England has to do a 14-day quarantine. However, they spent the last few days in Venezuela and the Conmebol protocols indicate that with a 72-hour quarantine players are allowed to play.
Conmebol said that the players were allowed to play because they are in the team’s bubble. According to Conmebol’s official Twitter account the game has been suspended. However, Brazilian players are still on the pitch waiting for more clarification regarding this situation. Here, check out the memes and reactions.
Brazil vs Argentina match interrupted: Funniest memes and reactions
Fans on Twitter always look for the bright side of things. Right now, they are making fun of this shocking situation. From Lionel Messi’s attire to how the government authorities entered the pitch, these are the funniest memes and reactions: