Casemiro throws a dart against the Brazilian Federation


Casemiro, The Manchester United midfielder, complained this Wednesday about the venues chosen by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to play the first two home games of the South American qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup.

“If we can choose better fields and in better situations, more favorable for the player, we will do it,” but “that’s not our choice and it’s up to other people,” said the former player of Real Madrid football. in the press conference before the match against Venezuela.

Canarinha will play against Vinotinto this Thursday at Arenal Pantanal of Cuaiba, capital of the state of Mato Grosso, where in the next few days maximum temperatures close to 40 °C are expected.

Neymarwhen joining the concentration, also mentioned high temperature dealing with the cityalthough he clarified that the feeling of heat during the game will be less because it will be played at night.

On the first day, the CBF chose the Mangueirão stadium in the city of Belém, also hot and with a high level of humidity because it is located in the Amazon, as headquarters for the fight against Bolivia, which ended in a 5-1 victory for the Brazilians.

however, Casemiro He praised the immense love they received from the fans, both in Belém and now in Cuiabá.

“He love from Cuiabá It is incredible, but of course the countryside is not something we are used to. The heat here and in Belém, not just me, but everyone… We’re not used to it,” he explained.

Regarding Venezuela, he said that they expected a “difficult and cut” match and highlighted the “merits” of the team led by the Argentine. Fernando Batista with “many players” in European football and “with quality.”

At the individual level, he highlighted the names of Salomón Rondón, Yangel Herrera and Yeferson Soteldo.

“But the most important thing, with all due respect to Venezuela, is what we do. We have to play a good game, regardless of the opponent. It is not going to be an easy game because here in Sudamericana there is no easy game,” he warned. he.

After the test against Vinotinto, on Tuesday next week they will face Uruguay at the Centenario stadium in Montevideo.

The five-time world champion added two victories in the first two qualifying matches for the 2026 World Cup, which will be held in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

The green-yellow team defeated Bolivia 5-1 and defeated Peru by a narrow margin (0-1) in Lima.

Source: La Verdad


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