In the Brazil-Argentina match where the Qatar 2022 World Cup South America qualifications were played at Neo Quimica Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) officials entered the field on the grounds that some Argentine football players did not comply with the measures taken against the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic. .
ANVISA officials stopped the match on the grounds that 4 players playing in the Argentina national team and playing in the English Premier League acted contrary to the sworn statement of the immigration administration because they had been in England in the last 14 days.
As the officials entered the field, the Argentina National Team left the field.
The referee of the match, Jesus Valenzuela, stopped the match in the 6th minute of the match.
Argentina National Team also announced on its Twitter account that the match was postponed.
Before the match, ANVISA wanted Argentinean Emiliano Martinez, Cristian Romero, Gio Lo Celso and Emiliano Buendia to return to Argentina.
Officials stated that although 4 football players have been in England in the last 14 days, the immigration administration has signed a document stating that they have not been in England in the last 14 days in the sworn statement requested to enter Brazil.
As part of the measures implemented against the Covid-19 outbreak in Brazil, people who have been in England, South Africa, Northern Ireland and India in the last 14 days are not allowed to enter the country.
. (HAS) is published on the Anadolu Agency website, in summary. ..