Mexico’s controversial Gold Cup win resurrects #NoEraPenal
What goes around, comes around.
After Mexico’s polemic 1-0 victory against Costa Rica in the Gold Cup quarterfinals, in which El Tri was awarded a questionable penalty in the final minutes of extra time, Twitter exploded with reactions about Mexican striker Oribe Peralta’s dive.
These posts give new life and meaning to #NoEraPenal, which made the rounds when Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben was awarded a penalty that would consequently eliminate El Tri from the 2014 World Cup.
Oh, the irony.
Here are some of these hilariously creative memes: