Mexico confirms Rodolfo Pizarro has withdrawn from the Gold Cup

The Inter Miami midfielder will miss the Gold Cup (Photo: Christopher Hanwinkel – USA TODAY Sports)

The Mexican national team is preparing for the summer tournament and played gold cup CONCACAF, a few weeks before the start of the competition, team Gerardo Martino Made a drop it is possible to be called up to the team.

Midfielder Rodolfo Pizarro He will not be able to participate in the competition because he will miss the preparatory meetings and have been notified that he will be officially withdrawn. Without giving details of the reasons that prompted the player to leave the national team, he General Directorate of Sports He shared a statement addressed to all fans and the media to publicize Pizarro’s absence.

The General Directorate of Sports reports that Rodolfo Pizarro causes low concentration From the Mexican national team which will play MexTour preparation matches against Panama and Nigeria.”

Rodolfo Pizarro causes the Mexican national team to focus less (Photo: REUTERS/Matthew Childs)
Rodolfo Pizarro causes the Mexican national team to focus less (Photo: REUTERS/Matthew Childs)

The information was published on the afternoon of Sunday, June 17, a few hours after the notification of the absence of Gerardo Arteaga, who will not participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The tripartite He made it clear that he would take his place Afrin Alvarez Midfielder Los Angeles Galaxy. Despite the fact that Alvarez holds American citizenship, he chose to play for a team stammer Martino and will inform the strategic analyst for the Aztec team immediately.

In recent days there have been speculations about bizarro exit Because during the Nations League he had no activity in the semi-finals against Costa Rica and in the final against the United States where the Mexican team was runners-up.

In the previous days there was speculation about Pizarro leaving the national team (Image: Reuters/Matthew Childs)
In the previous days there was speculation about Pizarro leaving the national team (Image: Reuters/Matthew Childs)

for this reason There has been speculation about his possible departure from the team Long ago he suffered an injury that did not allow him to participate in the Nations League tournament and was not suffering from it at his most competitive level.

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The discomfort presented by the Inter Miami player is concentrated in the groin, despite the fact that the injury occurred previously, he was not able to fully recover and weakened his performance in MLS (football League). Despite his irregularity with his team, Martino considered him a favor Gold Cup.

However, with his participation in friendlies and in the Nations League, the stammer I would have chosen to replace him with a player in better condition, in this case Efrain Alvarez.

Efrain Alvarez will replace Pizarro (Photo: EFE/Joédson Alves)
Efrain Alvarez will replace Pizarro (Photo: EFE/Joédson Alves)

The The Galaxy midfielder has also appeared on the list of 60 players destined for the Gold Cup selectionIn March, he appeared in the match against Costa Rica, which was held in Austria.

Later his name stopped appearing in Martino’s list, but now with the absence of Rodolfo Pizarro, he will have activity with him again. Tricolor.

In recent days, the Mexican team informed أبلغ Low sensitivity, both U-23 and flagship They are facing a readjustment due to absence from competition this summer.

Gerardo Martino Alvarez will try in the absence of the Pachuca youth team (Photo: USA TODAY / Brett Davis)
Gerardo Martino Alvarez will try in the absence of the Pachuca youth team (Photo: USA TODAY / Brett Davis)

for the Olympics in Tokyo, Jaime Lozano Will have to solve some absences, the first was around Jose Juan MacíasAttacking Chivas de Guadalajara. On June 25, it was reported that he missed the preparatory friendlies and would be in doubt at the Olympics.

for this sunday Gerardo Arteaga passes away of concentration tripartite And his absence from the Olympics, because due to personal problems, he preferred not to participate in the tournament with the U-23. Now Gerardo Martino Alvarez will try in the absence of the Pachuca youth team.

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