Falcao and James, called for friendship with Colombia


Falcao and James, called for friendship with Colombia

front Luis Diaz, Radamel Falcao Garcia and the steering wheel James Rodriguez lead the coach’s first call of Colombia, the Argentinian Nestor Lorenzofor friendly matches against Guatemala and Mexico which will be played in the United States on the 24th and 27th of this month.

James He contributed a lot to Colombian football. We talked and I noticed that he wants to be there and give himself fully to the team. He convinced me. At the beginning of a process, it’s important to have players with that commitment and desire,” Lorenzo said this Thursday in a press conference when explaining Rodríguez’s return.

Only now the Greek club Olympiacos made official the hiring of Rodríguez, 31, after leaving the Al Rayyan, of tastewhere he arrived in 2021 Everton English.

When referred to Falcao and the goalkeeper David Ospina two veterans of the team, Lorenzo pointed out that “the idea is that they help unite the young people more than what they have delivered in each game; they are important in leaving a legacy, it has not been easy for the young people to unite their self and indisputable. beginning, that process requires time and the necessary experience for that.”

For your part Diaz It is a fundamental part of the English structure. Liverpool where he got a place thanks to his goals and the capacity of the association to make the team solid in the local tournament and in the international cups.

Falcaofrom Spanish Vallecano Rayhas always been a benchmark for the team and stands out for his goal scoring ability and sacrifice when needed to defend a result.

Among the new summoned stands out Andres Llinasof millionaireswhere he plays well as a central defender.

In this new cycle, Lorenzo takes over the tasks of his predecessor, the Colombian Tire of Reinaldowho left the national team after failing to qualify Qatar World Cup of this year.

Colombia will play against Guatemala on September 24 in New Jersey, at the Red Bull Arena. Three days later they will face Mexico in Santa Clara, at Levi’s Stadium.

Lawrence He was announced as Colombia’s new coach on June 2 and his main task is to qualify the team for the World Cup in Canada, the United States and Mexico in 2026.

The following is the list of invitees for the double friendly day:

Archers: Camilo Vargas (Atlas-MEX), David Ospina (Al Nassr-Saudi Arabia) and Álvaro Montero (Millionaires).

Defenses: Yairo Moreno (León-MEX), Andrés Llinás (Millionaires), Dávinson Sánchez (Tottenham Hotspur-GBR), Carlos Cuesta (Genk-BEL), Frank Fabra (Boca Juniors-ARG), Jhon Lucumí (Bologna-ITA), Johan Mojica (Villarreal-ESP), Stefan Medina (Monterrey-MEX) and Daniel Muñoz (Genk-BEL).

Frills: James Rodríguez (Olympiacos FC-GRE), Jéfferson Lerma (Bournemouth-GBR), Jorge Carrascal (CSKA Moscow-RUS), Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (Juventus-ITA), Matheus Uribe (Porto-POR), Steven Alzate (Standard de Lieja- BEL) and Wilmar Barrios (Zenit-RUS).

Forward: Óscar Estupiñán (Hull City-GBR), Radamel Falcao (Rayo Vallecano-ESP), Rafael Borré (Eintracht Frankfurt-GER), Yáser Asprilla (Watford-GBR), Jhon Jáder Durán (Chicago Fire-USA), Luis Díaz (Liverpool- GBR) and Luis Sinisterra (Leeds United-GBR).

Source: La Verdad


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