Chilean football faithful’s have launched an extraordinary campaign to protest against Alexis Sanchez relationship with actress girlfriend Mayte Rodriguez.
The supporters believe Sanchez’s poor run of form, which has badly affected the country’s hopes of reaching next year World Cup in Russia, is because of the forwards girlfriend Mayte Rodriguez.
The fans opened a Facebook page called “March so that Alexis ends it with Mayte and returns to his level to reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia”, with 9,000 people already interested in attending the protest march scheduled for October 5 near the Chile’s national stadium.
Chile lost two consecutive World Cup qualifier matches to Paraguay and Bolivia respectively last weekend, a result that dampens the country’s chances of appearing in Russia 2018.
Former Chile Under-20 coach, Jose Sulantay has also echoed the frustrations of the fans saying Sanchez now looks “fatter than normal”.
Alexis Sanchez and actress Mayte Rodriguez started dating each other this year.