The match between Brazil and Argentina in the 2022 World Cup South American Qualifiers was stopped due to an unprecedented event on the green fields.
About 10 minutes after the start of the match, the Argentine players left the match midway after the Brazilian Health Board officials attempted to enter the field and headed to the locker room with the referee.
According to the news in the country press, the Brazilian Health Board demanded that Argentina National Team players Emiliano Martinez, Giovani Lo Celso, Cristian Romero and Emiliano Buendia, who played in the English Premier League, be deported before the match as part of the new type of coronavirus measures. .
After the problem was not resolved before the match, it was stated that the match was interrupted because the authorities wanted to quarantine the players in question during the match.
On the other hand, the Argentine Football Federation announced that the match was suspended.