The referee who officiated the Copa America Centenario final between Argentina and Chile is entangled in a serious scandal, following reports that he allegedly celebrated with a two prostitutes after Argentina lost to Chile.
Lopes who was the centre referee in the match, made several questionable decisions during the game, showing a total of nine cards in all, with four going Argentina’s way and five being flashed at the Chileans. In addition, Marcos Rojo of Argentina and Marcelo Diaz of Chile were also given marching orders during the match.
Since then, a video of Lopes partying with two prostitutes has been leaked online, and the origins of the footage is so far unclear. It shows Lopes having a grand old nude time with the two ladies, starting at a club, then moving to a more private venue.
The Argentine forward Lionel Messi Retweeted it.