Jamaica will take part in Copa America for the first time as an invited nation (along with Mexico). This has already caused confusion for Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani.
From the Guardian:
Asked what he thought of Uruguay’s opponents, the PSG striker said: “As any other African team, Jamaica are going to be strong.”
Quickly realizing his mistake, Cavani tweeted an apology.
First of all, I want to apologize to Jamaica and its people. In my mind, I have compared two similar styles and… pic.twitter.com/Z8O2tZbsxy
— Edi Cavani Official (@ECavaniOfficial) June 11, 2015
Yes, Edinson, I think this will be taken with humor. Namely in the form of people laughing at you.