Papoi asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 5 years ago

What does "No Era Penal" mean?

I've seen it in meme, but I don't know what it actually means.

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  • 5 years ago
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    Have you seen the game of Mexico versus the Netherlands? In the game there was like 8 minutes left and I can't remember if Mexico was already winning or it was a tie but the point is that it looked like Mexico was going to win when Robben a player from the Netherlands throws himself since he "tripped" but the Mexican player claimed he didn't touch him but the referee called it a penalty and from that penalty Netherlands scored a goal which made Mexico loose and got them out of the World Cup thus causing the "it wasn't penalty" memes and endless Robben memes. Robben even admitted after the game that the player didn't touch him but it was already done Mexico was out which made us all very sad ;(

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    Source(s): Saw the game and was also sad because I thought Mexico really had a chance this year!
    • Son5 years agoReport

      Where the memes are coming from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-M605p5Fm1g

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Yes, like Rain answered, it means "was not a penalty".

    It has been uttered a lot by people who (like taco luver) thought that the call __made by Trained Professional Referee__ regarding Marquez's defense, was unfair.

    To clarify, Mexico was not in the lead. It was tied 1-1. And yes, Marquez did make contact with Robben's foot. (Soccer players livelihood is made with their ankles and feet. Analogous to surgeons and their hands. If I were a soccer player and someone was coming at me with a cleated foot, I would react to that too.)

    Also, "taco luver", Robben did admit to overreacting to another attempt on his ankles earlier in the match, but not the one at the end of the game. So, let's get the facts straight. It's understandable to be upset, but regardless of whether you thought it unfair, it was the call. And that is the sport.

    Another thing to consider... "why would Marquez stick out his leg on an obviously belated challenge when Netherlands star Arjen Robben was about to lose control of the ball?" : http://www.goal.com/en-ca/news/4209/mexico/2014/06...

    • M5 years agoReport

      HAHA! You're right! Anonymous should watch "fairytale World Cup". In fairytale World Cup, the refs are evil and biased. And the people of fairytale Land whine and whine about how corrupt they are. But there is no hero to save them from the Actual Outcome.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    It was obviously not a penalty! Yes Marquez made contact with Robben but he over reacted by a little tap. He dove to the ground which caused the penalty. Everyone knows that Robben exaggerates over everything so it was obviously not a penalty

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  • 5 years ago

    It was a penalty. Contact was made, these pictures don't do this justice. Mexican fans are just biased. It was questionable but it was not out of the question.

  • 5 years ago

    I heard this all the time in facebook so I decided to search about "NO ERA PENAL" mean. Hahaha

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    NO Definitivo, no era penal

  • 5 years ago

    It was not a punishable offence (in law). It was not a penalty (in soccer).

  • 3 years ago

    Don't really know what to say

  • Rain
    Lv 7
    5 years ago

    was not a penalty kick

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