Andres Perea, Jesus Ferreira, the first appearance of the US Colombian team against Trinidad and Tobago | Colombians are abroad
The United States started 2021 in an unusual way. Although there were only players from the MLS, those led by Greg Berhalter had no mercy with Trinidad and Tobago, as they beat them 7-0 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando (Florida).
Although the huge sign caught the attention of locals and strangers, another side filled Colombians with curiosity. Two Nationals made history with the North American team.
Jesus Ferreira and Andres Beria made their US debut. The first was a key player and a great character in the match (two goals, three assists), while the second entered the 46th minute of play.
Ferrera was born in Santa Marta on December 24, 2000, the son of former member of the Colombian national team, David Ferrera. His career as a striker began at the age of 17 with first-class Dallas, and in 2018 he played on loan for Tulsa Rognix FC II and the year he returned with the Cowboys.
In his first match with the national team, he wore the number nine, shined like no other, scored a brace and provided three assists, meaning that he participated directly in five of his team’s seven goals.
On the other hand, Beria, the son of ex-footballer Nixon Beria, is 20 years old and has a rather fun ride. Despite being born in Tampa (Florida), he made his debut with Atlético Nacional in 2017. His impressive performance led to him being called up to the youth teams in Colombia, thus competing in the 2017 South American U-17 Championship, the World Cup in that category in India and the World Cup. U-20, 2019 in Poland.
In 2020, he managed to end his departure to Orlando City from MLS, the team in which he played 28 games, 11 of which were starters. What previously earned him to be called up with the United States and managed to play 44 minutes in a friendly match against Trinidad and Tobago.