José Luis Chilavert, legendary former goalkeeper of Paraguay, will support Argentina in the Copa America final against Brazil on Sunday. He accuses the South American federation of being corrupt and of promoting a victory for the Seleçao.
José Luis Chilavert (55) lets go of his blows. The mythical former goalkeeper of Paraguay – known for his spectacular saves and his many scored free kicks – denounced a Copa America rigged and organized in such a way that Brazil triumphs. In an interview on an Argentinian radio station (Radio Continental), he accused the Conembol (South American confederation) of being corrupt by nicknamed it “Corrupbol”.
Unsurprisingly, he will therefore support Argentina on Sunday in the dream final against Brazil. “Messi’s team and his teammates must be ready to beat the Brazilian team, Neymar, VAR and the referee,” he listed with reference to the alleged help to Brazil, who have recovered the organization of the competition after the withdrawals of Colombia and Argentina.
“When in doubt, they will favor the host”
“I would like Messi to escape three or four times and be able to score three or four goals, he added. If in doubt they will favor the host. The genius of Messi and his teammates … They have to play a thousand percent. “
He is not the only Argentinian player who finds favor with his eyes. Chilavert greatly appreciates goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, author of three saves in the penalty shootout against Colombia (1-1, 3 tab 2). “He’s a fantastic goalkeeper,” he says. “He meets all the conditions. He can apply for a competitive league like the English one. I like certain characters to attract attention like what he did before the shots on goal (the goalkeeper connected each of the opposing shooters, editor’s note). This shows that you have to have personality, be psychologically strong and have the technical condition. “