Five times world cup winners Brazil win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus’s dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday.
Jesus scored the decisive goal after a penalty from Peru captain Paolo
Guerrero canceled out Everton’s opener for hosts Brazil at Maracana stadium.
A last minute penalty from substitute Richarlison sealed a win for Brazil
which handed the South American giants their ninth Copa triumph and first since 2007.
Jesus’s evening went sour 20 minutes from time as he was sent off for a
second yellow card. The Manchester City striker was in tears as he left the field, making obscene hand gestures, angrily kicking a water bottle and almost knocking over the VAR booth.
Brazil’s players rallied after the dismissal however to claim a battling