Mexico City / 10.07.2021 23:46:32
The match Mexico vs Trinidad and Tobago, corresponding to the first day of the Gold Cup, se had to be suspended twice because the fans present at AT&T Stadium -in Arlington, Texas- made the ‘homophobic cry’ after two clearances of Marvin Phillip, near the end of the match.
First, at 85 ‘ the crowd at AT&T Stadium yelled ‘fucking’ after a clearance by PhillipTherefore, the Costa Rican central defender Ricardo Montero – who has had a controversial performance due to the injury of Hirving Lozano – sent the players to the center circle of the field so that the local sound asked them to eradicate the chant.
However, during the compensation time, the fans, Desperate for the goalless draw they were seeing, she again made the mistake of making the ‘homophobic cry’ nine minutes after the first suspension, so the actions in Arlington were stopped again.
During the last actions of the match, The shout of ‘fucking’ resounded at AT&T Stadium for the third time when a defender cleared the ballIn an action that meant a dangerous move for Trinidad and Tobago, however, the match was not suspended.
It should be remembered that FIFA has already sanctioned the Mexican Soccer Federation for the appearance of the ‘homophobic cry’ during the games of the Olympic team. The punishment that was imposed was two games behind closed doors for any of the Tri branches, which caused controversy for some fans.