January 11 News 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Uruguay vs. Ghana after the game
, Cavani angrily knocked the VAR equipment to the ground.
He also slammed the referee on duty in a recent interview, saying that German Daniel Hibbert “must be imprisoned”.
“If they sanction me for hitting VAR, the referee should go to jail. Because it was their mistake, because of this referee, that got us out of the World Cup.”
“Yes, I would worry about possible penalties, we should control our behavior. But we are human, what happens on the pitch can easily create emotions, and we always face it with reason.
Try, maybe we overreacted, but what I hope to get is more understanding.”
Regarding hitting the VAR device, Cavani said: “It does happen in football games, you feel powerless about something, so you have such a reaction. At that moment, your adrenaline is soaring, your emotions are particularly high.
, so we were wrong.”
After the game, Uruguay internationals Jimenez, Godin and Muslera all stepped forward to protest the referee, and these actions may be punished.