Two days after losing the Copa América final to Argentina, Brazilian team defender Thiago Silva charged this monday on your social networks against the fans of his country who supported the Albiceleste in the Maracaná party.
The defender first congratulated the team led by Lionel Messi and thanked those fans who “encouraged and suffered” with Canarinha, who defended the title they won in 2019 and saw how a lone goal by Ángel Di María deprived him to revalidate it.
“Now is the time to recharge the batteries and come back stronger,” the English Chelsea central defender said in a message posted on his Instagram profile.
To end launched a message to the Brazilian fans who wished Argentina would lift the title continental, as it finally happened.
“Oh and for those who were against, I hope you are happy! But then they don’t come as friends to get whatever their intentions are (interviews, tickets to take children and friends to the games, t-shirts or photos), “he criticized.
In the days leading up to the final of the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, disputed last Saturday, there were groups of Brazilians who expressed their desire for Argentina to be the 2021 Copa América champion on social media.
These groups thus showed their nonconformity with the celebration of the tournament in Brazil, amid the coronavirus pandemic, that has already claimed the lives of almost 535,000 people in the country, and the lax stance of the national team players against it.
The Canarinha dressing room considered a boycott of the Copa América, but finally they decided to play it, as announced in a manifesto that they released days before the start of the tournament and in which they criticized the way it was organized.