After negative repercussions, Bolsonaro government says Copa America in Brazil “is not guaranteed”

Brazil's federal government officially issued its first statement on Monday evening, but left the question undecided. Some states have refused to accept games in their stadiums, even though all gamest will be without live audience.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Only hours after CONMEBOL confirmed through its Twitter account that Brazil would replace Colombia and Argentina as host of Copa América 2021 and thanked Jair Bolsonaro for the agreement, the federal government officially issued its first statement on Monday evening, and left the question of hosting the event undetermined.

"Nothing is certain," said Chief of Staff Minister Luiz Eduardo Ramos, in a statement given at the Planalto Palace alongside National . . .

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