On Friday, May 20, Ricardo Gareca held a press conference to announce the summoned list for the peruvian national team to the duel for the Qatar 2022 playoff. In the middle of it, the ‘Tiger’ referred to the notorious case of Byron Castillo and noted that he prefers to concentrate on other issues.
“I prefer not to comment on the problem that arises with Castillo. I don’t know, maybe it’s a follow-up I can do. The information is so distorted that I prefer not to comment on the subject”, declared.
“It does not concern me, I am outside of all that, these are situations that the right people must resolve. I’m totally focused on the playoffs, it’s the only thing on my mind. Everything else will be borne by the people in charge of these issues,” added the Argentine strategist.
International press is surprised by Gareca’s response to the Byron Castillo case
The answer of Ricardo Gareca about the alleged misregistration of Byron Castillo generated various reactions in the international press.
Redgol from Chile He highlighted the sobriety with which the Argentine touched on this topic. “Ricardo Gareca, coach of Peru, does not step on the stick with Byron Castillo”, titled the web portal.
For its part, The Universe of Ecuador He stressed that the ‘Tiger’ stayed out of this issue. “During this event, the coach was asked about the lawsuit for alleged irregularity in the nationality of Byron Castillo that Chile raised to FIFA, but his response was not to issue any criteria,” said the media wrote.
Finally, Ole from Argentina showed his surprise by the comment of the strategist of the peruvian national team. “Peru’s coach was consulted about the possible disaffiliation of Alfaro’s team and was surprised by his response. In that sense, they asked the ‘Tiger’ Gareca about the controversial situation and he decided to respond with dignity, avoiding perpetuating the controversy “, published this diary.