The Argentine national football team for the blind, Los Murcielagos, crowned, on Friday, world champions for the third time, in the tournament that was held in the English city of Birmingham, by defeating China in the final on penalties after a goalless draw in due time. normal.
With this dedication, Los Murciélagos secured qualification for the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games.
Nahuel Heredia from Cordoba set penalty kicks for the Argentine national team: with his right foot and put the ball to the left of the Chinese goalkeeper.
The Albiceleste team was formed with German Molik, Ángel Dildo, Froilán Padilla, Junior Fernández, Maximiliano Espinillo, Dario Lensina, Heredia, Ignacio Oviedo, Matías Oliveira and Brian Pereira.
Before that, the team led by the duo of Claudio Falco-Agustin Rojas beat Colombia 3-1 in the semi-finals, thanks to a hat-trick from Cordovan Espinillo, who was voted best player at the World Cup in Birmingham.
In the quarter-finals, the Argentine national team beat Italy 1-0, with the same goal from Espinlor. Albiceleste was in Group B of the World Cup alongside England, Germany and China.
Last Tuesday, the Argentine women’s blind soccer team, Murcielagas, became world champions in the UK for the first time in their history, after defeating Japan 2-1 in the final.
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