VAR controversy: The AFA demands that CONMEBOL make public the communications of the VAR during the match between Brazil vs Argentina for the semifinal of the Copa America

In these last hours it was known that the AFA (Association of Argentine Soccer) today formally demanded and in writing to the Conmebol to make public the communications of the VAR referring to the match Brazil vs Argentina.

To this controversial issue for the “criminals” allegedly not charged or reviewed by the VAR in Argentina is added an investigation of the Globo Esporte portal of the Globo portal, the fifth most visited site in Brazil that has revealed that the security of the Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro It operated on the same frequency channel as Video Arbitration Assistance and Judge Roddy Zambrano in the preview of the Brazil vs. Argentina semifinal of the Copa América.

This is what Globo Esporte reveals in the following note, which has been echoed at this time by the main media and portals in Argentina.

According to Globo Esporte the problem was generated because the radio frequency used by the VAR was the same as that of the security team of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who attended the match.

According to the Argentine sports center Olé The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) confirmed that the frequency of the communication radio between Zambrano and Leodán Gonzalez, the referee in charge of the VAR, suffered an interference in the signal. But they argue that the Brazilian Antel (Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaçiones (ANATEL) corrected the pre-match problem with the LOC.

For now the controversies with the VAR in this Copa America do not stop.

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