The governor of São Paulo, João Doria (PSDB), showed today that he was cheering for his team during the first half of the Copa Libertadores final between Santos and Palmeiras. An assumed Santos player, Doria published on social media a photo next to the woman Bia Doria, both wearing the shirt of the black team.
“Today is going to give Fish! Long live Santos, heading for the fourth championship!”, Wrote the São Paulo governor in the publication, in reference to the three titles already won by Santos in the competition, the last one in 2011, still with the presence of Neymar.
The first lady also published the same photo and reinforced the cheer for the beach white player.
“Time to cheer! Palmeiras and Santos game at the Libertadores das Américas!”, said Beer.
Santos and Palmeiras face each other today in the single final of the 2020 Libertadores, a competition that has been lengthened due to the stoppage by the covid-19 pandemic. The game takes place at Maracanã Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, and there were no ticket sales.
Even with the measure adopted by the pandemic, Conmebol (South American Football Confederation) had the expectation of receiving 5,000 people at Maracanã, including invited fans, sponsors, journalists and employees.
Among those present was the mayor of São Paulo, Bruno Covas (PSDB), in the crowd for Santos. Covas and Doria are allies in the state of São Paulo and the governor campaigned for Covas’ reelection at the end of last year.