Messi and Neymar will not meet in June!

Published on May 11, 2022 at 5:40 p.m. – updated on May 11, 2022 at 8:25 p.m.

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Originally scheduled for June 11 in Australia, the prestigious match between Brazil and Argentina was finally canceled.

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced on Wednesday that the friendly match between Brazil and Argentina, scheduled for June 11 in Melbourne (Australia), would ultimately not take place. This prestigious meeting had been planned as part of the preparation for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar for the two South American teams.. Juninho Paulista, coordinator of the Seleçao, simply explained that the company holding the TV rights for the friendly matches of the Brazilian selection had informed the CBF of the cancellation of this match.

Brazil are looking for another opponent

Consequence: Brazil will have to find another opponent on this international beach. Two meetings against Asian nations are scheduled: South Korea (June 2) then Japan four days later (June 6). The third opponent could be an African country, according to Juninho Paulista. ” The discussions are only at the beginning, we will probably find an African opponent. Our wish is to play in Europe “, explained the leader. In the meantime, Neymar will not be able to find his great accomplice Lionel Messi.