Players from the Brazilian national team say they’re against playing the troubled Copa América of their country, however will not boycott the event. Strong criticism of CONMEBOL.
Brazil’s nationwide footballers mentioned Tuesday they’re against hosting the troubled Copa América, however will not boycott the event.
The regional championship is being organized on Brazilian soil in a last-minute, pandemic-defying rush after organizers withdrew it from Argentina over a Covid-19 surge.
“We’re against organizing the Copa América, but we will never say no to the Brazilian national team,” the Seleção said in a joint statement on social media.
“We’ve got a mission to perform within the historic green and yellow jersey of the five-time world champions,” they mentioned, 5 days from the opening match of the South American soccer championships.