After all the controversy that has arisen over the coronavirus outbreak in Striped Before and after the Matchday 2 duel against the Águilas del América, the Argentine forward, Rogelio Funes Mori was pointed out after a video that went viral on social networks about playing knowing that he had Covid-19.
A blogger in Monterrey questioned the responsibility of the Rayados player and team for the moment in which the “Twin” celebrates his second score of the Guardians 2021. In the video you can see the celebration of the Argentine attacker after his goal against the Eagles in which he crouches when his teammates approach to hug him.
The forward exploded and sent a message through social networks where he asks “Respect the disease and people. Let’s continue taking care of ourselves, these are very difficult moments.”
Here the celebration that generates doubt, on the subject of Funes and COVID, did you know that you had COVID?#LaSillaElectrica
@ClubAmerica @ClubAmerica @EaglesMonu @Stripes @LAMONUMENTALUSA pic.twitter.com/yyUwwaFvhF
– #NoLeSabe (@jonasigo) January 20, 2021
Hours before after the remarks made by the America, blaming Rayados for having been negligent in the way the health protocols were carried out and not having informed it, the royal club assured that they have complied with the rules to the letter, the people of Monterrey defended themselves in a statement where they mention.
“We emphasize that in the match against the América club, held on Saturday, January 16, our club complied in a timely manner with all the sanitary and competition protocols required by Liga MX and the sanitary authorities for this Liga Guardianes 2021 tournament” .
The Eagles indicated, also through a statement, that the Rayados did not communicate in a timely manner the footballers infected with Covid-19, exposing the American players who report that they already have sick among their ranks.
Monterrey has reported eleven players from its first team sick, for that reason its next two games, against León and Puebla, were rescheduled for Wednesday, March 10 and Tuesday, February 2, respectively.
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