César Luis Menotti, current director of the AFA National Teams, referred this Monday to the suspension of the match between Argentina and Brazil in the city of São Paulo and assured that “everything that happened is ridiculous.”
“I have been in football since 1960… I have never seen anything like this in my life. No one can explain the political intervention that occurred yesterday, it is unusual. What happened is totally ridiculous, ”Menotti said about the scandal generated by the Brazilian health authorities.
Along these lines, he added: “There is a political maneuver here that has to do with Brazil and that, to be sure of that, we are going to see the determinations that are taken later. Any decision that had been made, beyond justifications. or for no reason, it cannot be when the players are on the court. It gives the impression of a show of power for all the world to see. “
On the other hand, the 1978 world champion coach got Brazilian footballers out of trouble and stressed the need for FIFA to act.
“The Brazilian players have nothing to do with it, they are oblivious to this whole situation. FIFA has a great opportunity to show that football has to stay away from politics ”, he concluded. The thin one in statements to Radio 10.