Angel Di Mariathe man of the unforgettable goals in Finals, the eternal heart graphic in his hands, could play against Uruguayby CONMEBOL Qualifiershis last game in the country with the shirt of the Selection Argentina.
“It’s the Copa América and it’s over. It’s the last thing for me with the National Team,” Fideo said some time ago in what was the preview of his last tango with the light blue and white colors.
To keep his word, the calendar, in some way, explains it that way. Because after facing Uruguay, Argentina will play against Brazil next Tuesday at the Maracaná stadium and will not have any more games until the end of the year.
In March 2024, there will be a double FIFA date and the team would play friendlies, with a rival to be defined, in China: one match in Beijing and another in Shanghai.
After these commitments, the America Cup 2024 in the United States, beginning in June and ending in July. The CONMEBOL Qualifiers will only return in September of next year.
For this reason, it is very possible that Wednesday’s clash will be Fideo’s last with the National Team on Argentine soil. The talent that grew in Central Rosarywho suffered frustrations such as the injury he suffered before the world title final before facing Germany in Brazil 2014, and then embrace glory in Qatar 2022you will feel the warmth of the people, your people, for the last time.
“Graciela was a yellow, rusty bicycle that my mother used to take me to training every day. It had a little basket in front and space to carry one more in the back, but there was a problem, because my little sister also had to come with us. So “My father cut a square with a saw on each side of the basket, which is where my sister sat,” Di María commented some time ago, about the bicycle on which his mother took him to train with Rosario Central, The Players Tribune.
Glory is never a bed of roses. Di María, Fideo, the star who gave Argentina the last Copa América and the World Cup with key goals in decisive moments, knows it more than anyone.
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