Let’s Be Honest, The Copa América Memes Are More Fun Than The Games
Aside from the games and the hilarious fan signs, there’s another rich source of entertainment at this year’s Copa América: the memes. If you haven’t been checking Twitter during (and after) matches here’s a quick recap of some of the stuff you may have missed.
After Chicharito scored to help Mexico secure a victory over Jamaica, Chichadios was resurrected…
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Along with San Memo Ochoa.
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Why San Memo? Because Guillermo Ochoa’s multiple saves vs. Jamaica reminded everyone of his unreal performance at the 2014 World Cup…
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Which led to memes like this one…
And this one.
— Nico Fronterizo (@NicoFronterizo) June 10, 2016
Last week, USA’s loss to Colombia had many people wishing for this guy’s return…
— Central DxT (@Central_DxT) June 4, 2016
But USA rebounded in style, defeating Costa Rica 4-0.
Uruguay is definitely the most “memed” team of the tourney, and it all began with the national anthem gaffe before Uruguay’s match with Mexico.
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ICYMI, Chile’s national anthem was mistakenly played instead of Uruguay’s national anthem.
After the internet had its fill of roasting Uruguay about their anthem…
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They moved on to celebrating their elimination from Copa América.
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After Uruguayan coaches and players made some *salty* remarks after their loss to Mexico, Uruguay tried to get a W against Venezuela. But they ended up taking an L against the Vinotinto (and the Internet).
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Luis Suarez, who was injured and couldn’t play against Venezuela, threw a fit during the match, giving people lots of material. Like this…
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And, of course, there were references to his infamous biting incident at the 2014 World Cup.
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