Santiago Giménez prefers to play with Mexico before Argentina

Editorial Half-time

Mexico City / 05/17/2020 14:00:23

After the statements of Stephen Solari about monitoring interest about Santiago Gimenez to present you the project of the Argentina national team, the youth of Blue Cross made clear his preference for Mexico after already having a long process in the minor categories with the Tricolor.

I have been in Mexico since I was three and I fell in love with this country, the truth nor do I remember when I lived in Argentina and for that reason I feel more identified to play for the Mexican team if the occasion presents itself, “he told EFE.

It should be remembered that Santi was born in April 2001 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Three years later, in 2004, moved with his father to Mexico, well Christian Giménez came as reinforcement of Veracruz. Since then, the oldest son of Chaco has lived in Aztec lands and obtained Mexican nationality, in addition to beginning his career as a footballer in Blue Cross.


On the other hand, Santi has been a key forward in the process of Minor Selections of Mexico, With whom has had calls by different categories going through the Sub-15 (when he was just 13 years old), Sub-18 and now with the Sub-20. It has also been considered for the combined Olympic by Jaime Lozano.

Similarly, Raúl Chabrand, sub-20 coach, has it considered to take it to the Pre-Mundial of the category that would be played this summer in Honduras, but that was postponed to 2021.

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