Brazil beat Peru 1-0 and qualified for the final of the Copa América. The locals won thanks to Lucas Paquetá’s goal in the first half, but the controversy was present again.
When the match was 0-0, Thiago Silva extended his arm after a shot from Peña and the ball hit him on the elbow. For Roberto Tobar it was not a penalty and the VAR did not assist him to change his decision.
The video of the play in which Thiago Silva, from Brazil, deflected a shot from Peru with his elbow in the area.
Mercy on social media does not exist. Any fact for tweeters is worth going viral. Look who were the best of the duel today …
Copa América semifinals: the possible alignments of Brazil vs Peru
In the first semifinal duel, Verdeamarela will run into those led by Gareca. In the group stage they already faced each other, will they defeat him again?
Although it was a highly debated move by specialists, with different positions, social networks did not hesitate and were forceful against Brazil. Many appeared memes and criticism of the finalists.
“VARSIL” It was an expression widely used by users and there were also criticisms of Conmebol. It is not the first time that Brazil has benefited in the contest and people remembered it.
Neither did Lionel Messi’s statements go unnoticed in 2019, when the Argentine had launched harsh accusations. “The Cup is armed for Brazill ”, he declared at that time and more than one believes that history will repeat itself. Will there be controversy in the final? What is clear is that memes will be present and humor will not be lacking.