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Drama erupts 4 minutes after kick off between Brazil & Argentina

Game cancelled

Brazil were supposed to lock horns with Argentina in a crunch tier match of the Fifa World Cup Qualifier, at the Neo Quimica Arena Stadium. The FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Qatar in 2022 as it was announced in 2010 .Both teams were supposed to be meeting for the 7th time on Sunday, with Brazil having won 3 matches meanwhile Argentina has won 3 matches.

In the opening half 4 minutes after the referee has blown the whistle for the match to start, the match was stopped as Brazilian authorities attempted to deport four Argentina players, for failing to quarantine and lying about completing their quarantine upon arrival in Brazil, namely Emiliano Martinez, Cristian Romero,Gio Lo Celso and Emilano Buendia.

Following unpleasant scenes, Argentina’s squad left the pitch being led by their captain Messi. The ANVISA(National Health Surveillance Agency) authorities kept on looking for the four wanted players, as the squad made its way to the dressing room. After various engagements between Coaches & Captains the match was called off and the new date of the fixture is set to be revealed.

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