Alejandro Zendegas was going to turn down the Mexican National Team for the United States
It seems that one of the most controversial football narratives in the Mexican national team environment has come to an end, as various specialized sources in the sports environment have confirmed this Alejandro Zendegas had chosen a painting Stars and stripes for the 2026 World Cup process.
According to information from Gibran Areej to TUDN And Daily log The Club América striker chose to wear the jersey of the US national team and not the Mexican national team, a decision that would come, in the absence of an official one, within the framework of Diego Coca’s first call-up as president of the national team from Mexico.
Last year, Zendejas refused to sign a document from the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) better known as switch one team, Where he accepted the change of federation and therefore has the possibility of being called up at that time by Gerardo Babi Martino f Tricolor.
During the press conference where he made his first call as Mexico coach, Coca commented on what would happen to the player, putting an end to speculation. As the Argentinian explained, If you want to incorporate Zendejas into your game plan, But he will not think about it until he signs the required paper and completes the corresponding procedures, which guarantees his resignation from the United States national team.
“I have spoken to him twice in person; the first to inform you that our intention was for you to be with us and The second is to make it clear that today is not eligible. And Coca indicated in the press conference held on Tuesday that he must sign a paper in order to be in the national team and the decision will be his, so we clarify the times for him to make his decision. High performance centre (car).
The tricolor strategist stressed that no player has closed the doors on the Mexico national team, however, Looking for convinced and committed playersIt is something he mentioned to the midfielder from America in the meetings he held with him.
“You have to understand that they are young players, and they have to make a very important decision. HOh, you have to give her your time, obviously during the times we can manage. He understands and will know the decision he will make.” Diego Coca concluded his speech regarding the position of the American player, who returned before the press conference to train with his team after his injury.
It should be noted that since then At the end of January, he was called up for friendlies with the United StatesA situation that seemed to confirm his inclination to American citizenship. In the next few days, a picture will appear Stars and stripes give to To find out he was called up for the matches against Granada and El Salvador for CONCACAF League of Nations.
striker blue cream He played for the U.S. U-17 national team, as well as two friendlies with the Mexican national team and another game this year with the U.S. national team against Serbia last January. At that time the tricolor had not yet closed.
“I am now enjoying the moment, taking advantage of the opportunity they gave me. I’m glad to be with people I’ve known for so many years,” he said at the time.
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