A crossing with history: Cristian “Cuti” Romero’s kick to the Brazilian Richarlison and his defense: “I’m going to the ball”

Totttenham Hotspur thrashed Everton at home 5-0 in the match that closed this Monday the 28th date of the Premier league of football in England, which is led by Manchester City. The game was played in London, and Spurs’ goals were scored by miguel keane (14m. PT), against his bow, Son Heung-min (17 minutes Pacific time), harry kane (37m. PT and 50m. ST), on two occasions, and Sergio Reguilon (46m ST).

But the light blue and white action that links the match with the Argentine team It was the infraction that he committed Cristian Cuti Romero Brazilian Richarlison. It was 29 minutes into the first half and Tottenham was already leading 2-0. That was when the Argentine central defender tried a cross vehemently as if he were a right back to cut off Richarlison’s advance. “You suck!”would say a renowned television reporter.

Referee Stuart Attwell ran over to immediately show him the yellow card. to Romero and the most curious thing was that the defender of the Argentine team got up and, with words and the gesture of his hands, tried to explain to the judge: “I’m going to the ball”. Richarlison, meanwhile, was still on the floor in severe pain.

The story that Cuti Romero posted on his Instagram account an hour after Tottenham’s 5-0 win over EvertonInstagram

It was created a long time ago a special spade between Cuti Romero and Richarlison, which was in evidence in the last crossings for Copa América and the Qualifiers. So much so that just under an hour after the match ended, the defender who has long stood out in light blue and white and English football uploaded a photo of that action to his Instagram account, seeing the yellow and with Richarlison on the ground .

On November 7, 2021, the Argentine defender crossed paths with the attacker from the Verdeamarelo country during the 0-0 draw in England, which seasoned the preview of the South American classic between Argentina and Brazilfor the Qualifiers heading to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The 0-0 between Everton and Tottenham was quite poor when it comes to football. But the controversy between Cuti Romero and the Brazilian attacker captured all the flashes. It happens that both players had already had a couple of spicy exchanges through social networksand this Sunday the thing was face to face.

22 minutes of the second stage were played when the local team players claimed a hand in the rival area. That statement generated the reaction of his opponents. One of the most exalted was precisely the Cuti Romero, who came out to Richarlison at the intersection. The Brazilian did not shrink and they were face to face, until his teammates separated them.

Then, the Brazilian’s show began, which simulated a blow from the Argentine defender and threw himself on the grass claiming an alleged assault. Cuti made gestures that nothing had happened. Later, both were reprimanded.

Everton's Richarlison receives a foul from Cristian Romero during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on March 7, 2022 in London, England
Everton’s Richarlison receives a foul from Cristian Romero during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on March 7, 2022 in London, EnglandTony McArdle – Everton FC – Everton FC

The annoyance of several soccer players of the Argentine national team is not new. Happens that Richarlison usually makes fun of the albiceleste team on his social networks. Without going any further, last September he posted on his Instagram account a photo of himself kissing the gold medal obtained in Tokyo 2020 with the caption “A rival is sought in South America.”

That one is recharged, it’s already passed. Every once in a while a story comes up with something. You have to tell him that the little game is overit was just a little bit. I don’t know what he’s looking for. We no longer answer him, he is still alone, ”he had declared. Angel Di Maria in TyC Sports, in relation to Richarlison during 2021. And before that, by July 2021, Rodrigo DePaul had uploaded on their social networks a story with the “silence” emoticona Cup, the Argentine flag and a photo in which the current Atlético de Madrid midfielder points (with his finger down) at the Everton striker, who is kneeling in front of him.

Rodrigo De Paul responded to Richarlison, one of those who made fun of Argentina's elimination
Rodrigo De Paul responded to Richarlison, one of those who made fun of Argentina’s eliminationInstagram Rodrigo DePaul

Richarlison responded by posting a photo kissing the 2019 Copa América, in which he defeated the Argentine National Team in the semifinals, and another in which Pelé appears surrounded by trophies. In it, he wrote: “Who has more has 5. Thousand goals. only pele”.

With Monday’s victory, Tottehham reached 45 units and is in sixth position; while Everton was left with 22, in seventeenth place and one point from the relegation zone.

Classification to the international cups

The first four of the contest will access the Champions League; the fifth will qualify for the Europa League and the sixth, for the playoffs of the new Europa Conference League. For their part, the last three teams will descend to the Championship.

Manchester City is the last champion of the Premier League. The ranking of conquests is led by Manchester United, with 20 titles, followed by Liverpool, with 19; Arsenal, with 13; Everton, with 9, and Aston Villa with 7, the number that the Cityzens also reached with the last trophy.