The four stars of Argentina, registered in the Premier League clubs, were rejected for two international matches in connection with the World Cup qualifier against Brazil last September.
The duo of Aston Villa Emiliano Buendía and Emiliano Martínez, as well as Giovanni Lo Celso of Tottenham Hotspur and Cristiano Romero on loan at Villarreal and Atalanta respectively, have been sanctioned by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee for failing to comply with the World Cup. -19. protocols.
The September 5 match was canceled after Brazilian health officials went on the field in Sao Paulo due to an alleged violation by the quartet of Covid-19 rules.
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee ordered a qualifying match on the spot and on a date determined by FIFA, and fined the Brazilian and Argentine federations 500,000 and 200,000 Swiss francs, respectively, for breach of order and security – about 480,9000 euros each and 1 1 euros.
Each federation also received an additional fine of 50,000 Swiss francs (just under 48,000 euros) for refusing.
The Argentine players left the field after representatives of the Brazilian health authorities came out.
Four Argentine players were alleged to have told the authorities false information in official forms and thus violated the Covid-19 quarantine rules.