It was the gesture that caused the card. The reaction of Agostino Palavecino celebrating the goal of River in front of Nicholas Figal preceded one of the most important scandals in the history of Argentine Superclásico football. Less than 24 hours after what happened at the Monumental stadium, the midfielder tried for the goal apologies to his colleagues from Mouth for his attitude and recognized that he spawned “something that wasn’t needed”.
“At first I was happy with the win, which is very important for us. But watching the videos and the madness that was, I felt a little sorry for what I did, I generated something that was not needed. Then when the card fell on me in the locker room, when I saw the celebrations and I couldn’t leave because of the expulsion, then I said ‘for what?'”he assured in statements to TyC Sports.
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