Peru eliminated Brazil yesterday in the Americas Cup because of the cuy (as he is being called) Raúl Ruidíaz at the same time another cuy, PPK beat Keiko Fujimori in our presidential elections one Sunday before.
Cuy means guinea pig, but in Peru it has different meanings than in English. It is an animal that symbolizes the nation and demands a lot of affection.
With great joy, the whole country of Peru shouted out when Raul Ruydíaz made his goal in from of goalkeeper Alisson Becker of Brazil. Many of the media proclaimed it the longest goal in the history of football for the three minutes it took.
Relying on technology to look carefully at the actions in the play a verdict arrived after those minutes that it really was a goal. In this way, the Peruvian selection broke its fate that has held since 1985 by eliminating one of the strongest teams in the competition and now it moves into the quarterfinals.
After this decision, memes could not be far away in social networks such as Facebook showing diverse phrases of joy and, at the same time, emotion that filled many with laughter and left others open mouthed.
Some of the phrases which captured the attention of the public.
– They killed two birds with one stone, they eliminated both Brazil and Keiko.
– The foot of the cuy that carried its selection to victory.
– The hand of the Inca Raúl Ruidíaz.
– Brazil has the Hulk and Peru has Ant Man
– Argentina had the hand of god, Peru the little foot of the cuy.
All the media divided into two in order to give the news, the disputed goal of Raúl Ruidíaz and the results of the elections in favor of PPK. In this way we are all prepared to receive the new president of Peru and the works he will carry out as well as a Peruvian team getting ever closer to the dream of lifting high the Americas Cup in the name of all Peruvians who, in turn, love their team