Atlético Madrid ace blast CONMEBOL for proceeding with Copa América with South America continuing to battle coronavirus pandemic


The Copa América will happen in just a few weeks, however as Argentina, now the only host, offers with an increase in coronavirus instances, some gamers imagine the event shouldn’t be occurring. 

Uruguay nationwide workforce ahead Luis Suárez spoke at a press convention the place Diario AS relayed the Atlético Madrid striker’s feedback. The 34-year-old talked about that he’s not snug with the South American competitors, as nations on the continent proceed to battle with the coronavirus.

“It catches my consideration that the Copa América is being performed with an advanced state of affairs just like the one we’re experiencing. We should give precedence to the well being of the human being,” Suárez stated.

The gamers will reportedly all be vaccinated forward of the event, however the nation continues its battle to regulate the virus as Argentina’s vaccine rollout will get going.

Over the previous couple of months, the Copa América noticed its co-host nation, Colombia, drop out as a result of nationwide protest happening within the nation. In the meantime, some officers in Argentina have known as for them to additionally again out because the host nation.

CONMEBOL has mentioned different venues, together with having the event happen in america. Nonetheless, it appears as if all techniques go for the competitors to happen in Argentina.

Earlier than the Copa América will get going, Uruguay can have its two 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixtures towards Paraguay and Venezuela.


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