Atlético Mineiro broadcast in the first minutes of this Wednesday your version on the serious incidents that the Boca Juniors delegation carried out at the Mineirao stadium, after their controversial elimination on penalties in the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores de América.
In a roundly biased narration Through a Twitter thread, the Brazilian club blamed the Argentines and even highlighted the alleged peaceful mediation of its president, Sergio Coelho, who appears in a video throwing bottles.
The message begins by stating that “after the game, the Boca footballers went down the tunnel and went to the visiting dressing room. A few minutes later, the players and the coaching staff of the Argentine team left the dressing room and they headed towards the referee locker room“
Later, it was clarified that “the security guards of the ‘Galo’ and the Mineirao tried, unsuccessfully, to contain them“.
“The Argentines then decided to invade the ‘Galo’ dressing room, where there were players, commission and board of directors. Even the president, Sérgio Coelho, tried to prevent the invasion to protect Atlético’s professionals, “says the text, although in this paragraph with an enormous falsehood.
Is that a video circulates on social networks in which, at that exact moment described by the club, Coelho throws bottles at xeneizes players while Ignacio Fernández tries to stop him.
Atletico Mineiro denounces in his publication that those of the club de la ribera “on the way, they attacked everyone they found, in addition to breaking drinkers and protective fences “.
“The Police arrived after some time and scared off the attackers with pepper spray. The balance was of several wounded, fortunately without any seriousness. There was even an attempt to attack Atlético’s football director Rodrigo Caetano with an iron bar, “the accusations continued.
As it was possible to know, from the Galo they indicated that “the Police arrested some players and members of the Boca commission”, although unusually, once again, highlighted the mediation of Coelho.
“After a long negotiation, mediated by President Sergio Coelho, the Argentine delegation went to the police station to register an incident report for the depredation of property and aggression. No one will be detained“, concludes the publication.